Scottish bricks found in New Zealand

Matthew Hennessey an archaeologist with Underground Overground Archaeology an archaeological consultancy based in Christchurch, New Zealand has emailed to say the following Scottish bricks have been found at an excavation at Lyttelton Port, Christchurch, New Zealand.

Both appear to be large floor tiles or slabs.

They are marked Castlecary C250 and a Starworks JD Glenboig.

Castlecary Fireclay & Lime Works, Castlecary, Stirlingshire.


Glenboig Union Fireclay Company, Glenboig, Lanarkshire.

Alternative brickworks include:

  • Glenboig Star Fireclay Works, Glenboig, Lanarkshire.
  • Glenboig Fireclay Works, (Old Works) Glenboig, Lanarkshire

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