John Porter Patent London Road

Found by Eddie McLean in Glasgow

John Porter & Sons, Jeanfield or Janefield Brickworks, London Road, Glasgow.

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Below – The same mark on a bullnose which obscures the ‘L’. This brick also appears to have been stamped initially on a side too.

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Below – The same mark on a shaped brick used to build the Dalmarnock Ironworks. Found by Michael Fallone.

Below – The same mark on a shaped brick used to build the Victoria Bread and Biscuit Works. Found by Michael Fallone.

Below – The same stamp on a brick found by Michael Fallone in the Glasgow area. It is stamped to both sides. The cutaway corner is covered in about 4 layers of paint but it looks quite uneven and this bricks may have had the stop end manually chiselled in rather than being moulded to this shape.

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Below – The same stamp on a brick found by Michael Fallone in the Glasgow area. This is a stop end brick where one corner is chamfered to a ‘point’

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