Found Manuel Works, Whitecross.

Large refractory block.

Unidentified maker but find location would suggest Scottish origins but …

Possibly a J G Stein product.

  • Stein, Castlecary Fireclay Works, Castlecary, Stirlingshire.
  • Stein, Manuel Firebrick and Refractory Works, Whitecross, Stirlingshire.
  • Stein & Co, Anchor Brickworks, Denny, Stirlingshire.
  • Milnquarter Fireclay & Gannister Works, Bonnybridge, Stirlingshire

Alternatively this looks like it may be a cement-based refractory castable and thus may have been manufactured by Vesuvius on site.

There is a suggestion that ‘HS’ was a code for Hoogovens Steel, so this product may have been bound for Holland but never made it.








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