Roughcastle Fireclay Mine, Bonnybridge, Falkirk, Stirlingshire. See also the Roughcastle Fireclay Works, Bonnybridge, Falkirk, Stirlingshire Company names(S): Campbell & Co.; Dougall & Sons Dyson Refractories: J. & R. Howie Site names(S): Roughcastle Fireclay works Address: Roughcastle Fireclay Works, Bonnybridge Established: 1889 Ceased: 1964 Founder: J.Campbell Company history: – The site opened as a coal mine…
Many thanks to Cris Pasquali for the following photographs and information.
Cris states ” I found these bricks in the Northern part of my city Rosario (Province of Santa Fe) on the coast of the Parana River. From the late nineteenth century to the mid-twentieth century, railway, port and industrial activities were developed in the area. It is currently a new development called Puerto Norte. The Central Argentine Railway was a company of British capitals started in the year 1863″
Glenboig Union Fireclay Company, Glenboig, Lanarkshire.
Alternative brickworks include:
- Glenboig Star Fireclay Works, Glenboig, Lanarkshire.
- Glenboig Fireclay Works, (Old Works) Glenboig, Lanarkshire
FCCA – probably made for the South American railway network as per this link – Click me
Below – Possibly FCP and possibly manufactured at Roughcastle Firebrick Works, Bonnybridge, Stirlingshire. This brick may have been manufactured for the South American Railway network. click here.
Below – Muzzio – Possibly manufactured at Roughcastle Firebrick Works, Bonnybridge, Stirlingshire where a similar brick has been found.
The following Scottish bricks were found by David W Garcia at various locations throughout California, USA. . . . . Below – Gartcraig Fire Clay Works, by Millerston, Glasgow. . Below – Robert Brown & Son, Ferguslie Fireclay Works, Paisley, Renfrewshire. . Below – Garnkirk Fireclay Works, Garnkirk, Lanarkshire.
Found by Eddie McLean in the Glasgow area. Unidentified maker but find location would suggest Scottish origins. The stamp ‘W8’ has been found on Glenboig and Gartcosh bricks. Glenboig Union Fireclay Works owned the Gartcosh Fire Brick Works at one point. Gartcosh Fireclay Works, Gartcosh, Glasgow. Glenboig Union Fireclay Company, Glenboig, Lanarkshire. Alternative brickworks include:…
Found by Ben McAuley. Ben states – I’m a 15-year-old boy from Quebec Canada, and I found in the middle of thick woods a foundation and some tin roof and a really broken down bucket. No wood or anything else. I think it may have been a sugar shack (as I’m in a big sugaring…
Found by Kjell Myran on a beach at Hommelvik, Norway. 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. .
Found by Adrian Boodan. Adrian states – I live in the Caribbean, Trinidad and Tobago. I obtained some Dykehead bricks from a nearby clay block factory where I live after they decommissioned a kiln. The kiln was constructed in 1969 and decommissioned last year. The kiln is at the Abel Block Factory at Longdenville, Trinidad,…
This Cardowan Patent brick was found by Alexander Prescott Hernandez – Williams, (9 years), by an old mill site in Holden, Massachusetts, USA. Cardowan Fire Clay Works, Stepps, Glasgow. . . . .
These bricks were found by Colin and James Smith in a wooded area near Oxtongue Lake, Ontario, Canada. The property has been a farm and a sawmill for the last 170 years and probably predates the village. Below – James Dougall & Sons Ltd, Bonnybridge, Stirlingshire. Alternative brickworks include: Bonnyside Brickworks, Bonnybridge, Stirlingshire. Note the two…
Found by Tom Laurie in Dumfriesshire. This example is not in my possession. The manufacturer of this brick is unknown. The find location and the name on the brick would suggest Scottish origins but … This brick appears to have been manufactured for Thomas Main, 130 Sauchiehall Street, Glasgow and branded with his details. He…
These bricks were found by Stephen Misener on the River Herbert, Nova Scotia, Canada. Gartcraig Fire Clay Works, By Millerston, Glasgow. . . . . .