Ventilation brick

Found at Castlehill, Carluke.

This looks like some sort of ventilation brick, possibly for a byre.

It is salt-glazed.

It is unmarked and the maker is unknown.

Find location would suggest Scottish origins but …

Below – Ventilation brick. 15″ x 6″ x 4 “. The rectangular opening (On both sides) measures 3″ x 3/4”.  The end circular air vent measures  2 3/4″ in diameter.


Below is a similar air brick detailed in a J & R Howie, Hurlford, Kilmarnock catalogue dated 1952.

Dean ventilating air brick

air vent J & R Howie, Hurlford, Kilmarnock



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