Many thanks to Vladimir Smirnov for the following information. This Bald brick should be manufactured by Alexander Bald, Alloa Brick & Tile Works, Alloa, Clackmannanshire. It was found in St Petersberg, Russia. All known bricks marked BALD are accompanined by the initial ‘A’ – A. BALD. However in this example the word BALD appears to be…
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.
The following Scottish bricks were photographed at the Andromeda Botanic Gardens in Barbados by Barney Corrigan. . . . . . Below – Mac Brand – Believed to be Scottish but not confirmed. Below – Starworks, Glenboig. Below – Gartcraig. Below – DB 7232 Karrena 611 / 10A AW – Dykehead Fire Brick Works, Bonnybridge…
Many thanks to Ibon Abuin, Alejandro Gandul and Jose Carlos Bernal for the information and photographs that follow. SS Canarias was a French nationality cargo ship. The Steam Ship CANARIAS was built by ATELIERS & CHANTIERS DE LA LOIRA in Nantes (France) in 1893. Length Over All: 104 Mts Beam: 12 Mts. Disp: 3.098 Tm. On…
Found by Ian Suddaby in Portobello. Boghead Fireclay Works, Bathgate, West Lothian. . . . .
These kindly donated by Tam Moffet who found them during the demolition of the ETNA Brick Works, West Lothian. Etna Brickworks, Armadale, West Lothian. Alternative brickworks include: West Works, Armadale, West Lothian. The samples measure approx 5″ x 2 1/2″ x 1″ They are dated and marked with the possible find location. Below – a…
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 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 Aadish Rawat and Aaradhya Rawat in an old abandoned textile mill, Ujjain, India. Gartcraig Pressed Glasgow. Gartcraig Fire Clay Works, By Millerston, Glasgow . . .