Southhook Kilmarnock 777

Found by Martin Sneddon on a new house build site at Seamill near Ardrossan, North Ayrshire.

This example is not in my possession.

Southhook Fireclay Works, Kilmarnock, Ayrshire.

Alternative brickworks include:

  • Southhook Potteries, Bonnyton, Kilmarnock, Ayrshire.
  • Southhook Fireclay Works, Dreghorn, Ayrshire.

Below – ‘777’ Stamped on the salt-glazed sewer pipes. Some were stamped ’77’ but this may have been a poor ‘777’ stamp!

Below – One of the pipes was also stamped with a ‘U’.

Below – The old line of sewer pipe to be replaced with plastic.


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