Found Manuel Works, Whitecross

Large refractory block

Unidentified maker but find location would suggest Scottish origins but…

Probably a J G Stein product.

  • 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

This example was found cemented together with RCHH 110 SCR

Harry Baird used to work at the Manuel Works, Linlithgow. He gives explanation as to what this brickmark could represent and he is certain it is indeed a Stein stamp.


RC – code for a specific design or customer

HH – signifies an International standard for SILLMAX 66

112 – Code for where the brick fits into the design / structure plan  in question

SCR –  Stein code for Sillmax 66 brick


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