This Fordel brick was found by I Howie, possibly in the New South Wales area of Australia. – Source Fordel Brick and Tile Works, St Davids Harbour, Fifeshire . . . .
Once again, many thanks to Chris Pasquali and her colleagues for letting me know about these latest Scottish brick finds.
They were found in Villa Ana Factory and Mocoví factory, Province Santa Fe, Argentina.
Villa Ana, Villa Guillermina, La Gallareta y Tartagal were “company towns” built with foreign capital for the production of tannin extract from the exploitation of quebracho colorado. (A hardwood tree) – WIKI
?NA – quite possibly ETNA
?ardcowan – could be a misspelled Cardowan brick – very unusual.
This ‘A Bald Alloa’ brick is believed to have been found by Martin, in New South Wales, Australia. – source Alloa Brick & Tile Works, Alloa, Clackmannanshire. . . . .
Photograph depicted in a book entitled “And so we graft from six to six” by Warwick Gemmell. This brick was found in New South Wales, Australia. I am not in possession of this brick. Cardowan Fire Clay Works, Stepps, Glasgow. I am uncertain as to what the GEC & S refers to. Also found in…
Photograph depicted in a book entitled “And so we graft from six to six” by Warwick Gemmell. This brick was found in New South Wales, Australia. I am not in possession of this brick. Robert Brown & Son, Ferguslie Fire Clay Works, Paisley. . .
Found by Eddie McLean in the Glasgow area. Etna Brickworks, Armadale, West Lothian. Alternative brickworks include: West Works, Armadale, West Lothian. . .
The following Scottish bricks were found by Igor Tarasov in Vladivostok, Russia. The bricks were found in ruined furnaces which formed part of the Soviet Army barracks in Vladivostok. Firebricks stamped ‘Boghead’ and ‘Scotia’ and a building brick marked ‘Mac Brand’ The manufacturing origins of the Scotia and Mac Brand are not confirmed but I believe…
Forth bricks found in Zikhron Ya’akov, Israel by Tal Ben Zion. Roughcastle Firebrick Works, Bonnybridge, Stirlingshire. . . . . . Below – Google map of the general area of the find site.
John Hicks from West Monroe, Louisiana, USA is in possession of the following Scottish bricks which were found on a premises in Malakoff, Texas USA. Their former use is unknown but all 3 are building bricks. Flemington Gilbertfield Hamilton .
Found at the Heathfield Fireclay Works. Cardowan Fire Clay Works, Stepps, Glasgow. This brick has been salt glazed to all surfaces. . . .
Found at the Heathfield Fireclay Works. Cardowan Fire Clay Works, Stepps, Glasgow. Note the difference sized letters. . . .