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Dumfries & Galloway

'GILLESPIE, MONREITH' stamped tile

Period:
20th Century
Description:

The Monreith Tile and Brickworks produced tiles and bricks for the domestic and agricultural market.  This example of a domestic tile was removed from a house in Mochrum during renovation.

 

A square kitchen tile with 'W J GILLESPIE, MONREITH' stamped on reverse.  The front of the tile is polished.

Place of Production:
Monreith Tileworks, Monreith, Wigtownshire
Materials/Media:
clay
Dimensions:
235mm x 235mm x 40mm
Source:
Stranraer Museum
Accession number:
WIWMS 2005.3.1
Digital Number:
SRPO002n
Copyright:
Dumfries & Galloway Council