Hill of Beath Fireclay Works, Hill of Beath, Fife. Canmore 05/05/1859 – Dunfermline Press – Andrew Alexander, ironmonger intends removing at Whitsunday, to that shop, No 51 High Street, Dunfermline, opposite Music Hall Lane. Agent for Hill of Beath Fireclay Works. Below – 29/09/1859 – Fife Herald – Hill of Beath Fireclay Works in full…
Found by Ian Suddaby at the old Banff Distillery, Aberdeenshire.
This example is not in my possession.
Possibly manufactured by Ord Adams, Hill of Beath Coal and Fire Clay Works, Crossgates, Fife but it would be unusual for the maker’s Christian name alone to appear on a brick. Similar bricks have been found in the NE of England. An area to the SW of Tweedmouth, NE England is known as Ord.