GQ F679

This special shape was found by Ian Suddaby on the site of the long vanished locomotive engine sheds at Carlisle. Several other firebricks found nearby were parts of a locomotive firebox and this might have been too. I imagine a shaft of some function went through the hole.

This example is not in my possession.

GQ = Garnqueen

Garnqueen Fireclay Works, Glenboig, Lanarkshire

Alternative brickworks include:

  • Gartliston Fireclay Works, Glenboig, Lanarkshire.

Building bricks at Garscadden Works, Drumchapel.

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