Found at Mill of Watten, Caithness by Ian Suddaby. . . . . Below – This could be a seed pan for germination seedlings in or a malting tile which were perforated tiles on the malting house floor. These tiles allowed air to flow up through the malt – see link. Malt tiles look a…
Found at Guardbridge, St Andrews
These broken malt tiles are both glazed and unglazed.
There is a broken mark which reads…. ” ? Ltd Nuneaton”
I believe the maker is Stanley Bros Ltd, Nuneaton.
Source below – Malt kilns in Gloucestershire by Amber Patrick –
Below – the examples found at Guardbridge – see pattern 1 above.