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Brick by Sanquhar & Kirkconnel Collieries Ltd

Period:
20th Century
Description:
Brick made by the Sanquhar and Kirkconnel Collieries Ltd.  The coal mining industry required a supply of bricks for surface buildings and underground engineering.  Both local brickworks in Sanquhar were eventually taken over by the colliery.
Place of Production:
Sanquhar, Dumfriesshire
Materials/Media:
clay
Dimensions:
height 54mm, width 159mm, depth 75mm
Source:
Sanquhar Tolbooth Museum
Accession number:
SQRTM:0206.18
Digital Number:
SQPO002n
Copyright:
Dumfries & Galloway Council