M C Co

Found Auchenheath, Lanarkshire.

Unidentified maker.

Find location would suggest Scottish origins but …




Below – There is a possibility that M C Co is an English manufactured bricks as per Middleton Fireclay Co Ltd., Middleton Broom Colliery, Leeds, originally the Middleton Estate and Colliery Co. Ltd. Listed in Kelly Leeds 1906 as Middleton Estate & Colliery Company, while in 1927 a Middleton fireclay Works is listed under the ownership of the M E & C C. The Middleton Fireclay Works became the Middleton Fireclay Co Ltd at Nationalisation in 1947 and was also part of the Leeds Fireclay Company. One of their brick stamps is indeed ‘ M C Co’ – See Brocross.

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