W 8

Found by Eddie McLean in the Glasgow area.

Unidentified maker but find location would suggest Scottish origins.

The stamp ‘W8’ has been found on Glenboig and Gartcosh bricks. Glenboig Union Fireclay Works owned the Gartcosh Fire Brick Works at one point.

Gartcosh Fireclay Works, Gartcosh, Glasgow.

Glenboig Union Fireclay Company, Glenboig, Lanarkshire.

Alternative brickworks include:

  • Glenboig Star Fireclay Works, Glenboig, Lanarkshire.
  • Glenboig Fireclay Works, (Old Works) Glenboig, Lanarkshire

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