Found by Nikki Stewart, Enviromental Officer, Kimberley Ekapa Mining JV, South Africa. The Gartcraig brick was found on a slag heap at Kimberley, the home of South African diamond mining. Gartcraig Fire Clay Works, By Millerston, Glasgow. . . .
The following bricks are depicted in a book written by Warwick Gemmell and entitled – “And so we graft from six to six”. It describes the brickmaking history of New South Wales, Australia.
The following Scottish bricks feature as being imported into NSW.
GEC S Cardowan (Note – does anyone know what GEC & S stands for)
Starworks JD Glenboig
The following Starworks bricks have been found by Angel Trendafilov. Angel is an archaeologist with Underground overground Archaeology an archaeological consultancy based in Christchurch, New Zealand. Both bricks were found in Christchurch, New Zealand. Below – Found July, 2017. A partial Starworks brick. It was just a single find in small residential section in Christchurch at…
Bonnybridge bricks found by Flint Benson at a Cedar Shingle Mill near Mount Vernon in Washington State, USA. The exact working dates of the Cedar Mill are not exactly known but thought to be c. 1880 to c.1920. Bonnybridge Silica & Fireclay Brickworks, Bonnybridge, Stirlingshire. . . . . . .
This Forth brick was found and photographed by Ze’ev Erlich and Shay Shemesh. It was found in a ruined furnace or kiln near Sde Ilan, northern Israel. It was most likely a lime kiln. Roughcastle Firebrick Works, Bonnybridge, Stirlingshire. . . . . .
Found by Ian Suddaby in the Edinburgh area. Glenboig Union Fireclay Company, Glenboig, Lanarkshire. Alternative brickworks include: Glenboig Star Fireclay Works, Glenboig, Lanarkshire. Glenboig Fireclay Works, (Old Works) Glenboig, Lanarkshire . .
Found by Aadish Rawat and Aaradhya Rawat in an old abandoned textile mill, Ujjain, India. Gartcraig Pressed Glasgow. Gartcraig Fire Clay Works, By Millerston, Glasgow . . .
Found by Ian Suddaby in Edinburgh. No ‘star’ on this example. Glenboig Union Fireclay Company, Glenboig, Lanarkshire. Alternative brickworks include: Glenboig Star Fireclay Works, Glenboig, Lanarkshire. Glenboig Fireclay Works, (Old Works) Glenboig, Lanarkshire .
This brick was found in on the shore at Gdansk, Poland by Wojtek Kulik. Prestongrange Brick, Tile and Fireclay Works, Prestonpans, East Lothian . . . .
The following photos were kindly supplied by Tony Bedassie who found these bricks on a beach on Trinidad. Etna and Patent R.Brown Paisley and possibly Coltness. Etna Brickworks, Armadale, West Lothian. Alternative brickworks include: West Works, Armadale, West Lothian. . . . .
The following 2 bricks were found in St Petersburg, Russia and form part of Vladimir Smirnov’s collection. Both bricks were found in downtown Saint Petersburg. The upper brick was used in the furnace of the machine-building plant “Arsenal” Hurlls Brick Works Gartliston and Fire Brick Works PH Gartliston – with crossed hammers in the centre….