Mystery brick

Found on the site of the old Manuel Brickworks, Whitecross.

This brick is unstamped and thus the manufacturer is unknown.

Although the manufacturer is unknown it is highly likely it was manufactured on site.

  • Stein, Castlecary Fireclay Works, Castlecary, Stirlingshire.
  • Stein, Manuel Firebrick and Refractory Works, Whitecross, Stirlingshire.
  • Stein & Co, Anchor Brickworks, Denny, Stirlingshire.
  • Milnquarter Fireclay & Gannister Works, Bonnybridge, Stirlingshire

The hole in the brick goes all the way through it from front to back and appears to have been created prior to firing. Its intended use is unknown.

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