"Old Bricks - history at your feet"

Links to some other websites


Bricks through history
A comprehensive guide to types and sizes over 2000 years.
Henry Holt brick collection Over 5000 bricks, mostly from Lancashire
International Brick Collectors Association An American site with a vast number of bricks
British Brick Society For the serious student
How bricks are made, old video Clay being mined and firebricks being moulded at Glenboig. 
Porth Wen My website on an abandoned Anglesey brickworks
Brickwork - the historic development its history over 600 years
Brick and pottery making in Oxfordshire the industry in Nettlebed
Monklands Memories history of brickmaking in North Lanarkshire
Brickwork companies in Fife good site with plenty of photos
Scotland's Brick Industry
Mark Cranston's extensive site
Brick production in Stamford a local history
Laurence Skuse's brick collection covering South East Wales
Tarboats brick collection mainly North West England
Alan's brick collection mainly North West England
Darrell Prest's brick collection mainly West Yorkshire
Brickmaking in Stoke on Trent A brief history
Duncan Cunningham A leading authority on specially shaped bricks
Vladimir N Smirnov A brick collector in St Petersburg, Russia
Tatiana Kazaeva Another Russian collector, plenty of photos
John Pitman's collection Mainly North West England
Brikostampophile A French collectors site
Old frechevillian's photostream Mainly East Midlands bricks
Old British Bricks A large collection on Flickr
One Brick A large collection on Flickr
Rotherham brick making Brief history of the industry in the town
Express Bricks The history of bricks
Les Anciennes Briqueteries Another French site
The Brick Directory Links to every brickmaker in the U.K. from this site
Brickmaking in Armadale Very informative Scottish site
A J Mugridge Brickmaker at Blist's Hill Victorian Town, Ironbridge
The scran database. Royal Commission for Ancient & Historical Monuments in Scotland
Home Made Bricks Richard from Indiana makes his own bricks
A Survey of Scottish Brickmarks, 1986 A very useful resource for the collector
Museum of the Boom brickworks in Belgium Website of this preserved site (in Flemish)
The Brick Carver Jan will carve bricks to order!
Andrew Gardner's photostream Bricks found on walks in North East England
Brickworks of the Bridgend area The history of 11 brickworks in South Wales
Local brick Making Notts/Derbyshire area
The brickmakers of St. Albans A local history by Chris Reynolds
Dutch named bricks Nearly a hundred examples on this site
Gareth Thomas's site Mainly South Wales
The Brickmakers Index A U.K. database of brickworks owners and workers
Martyn Fretwell's East Midlands blog
A collector's latest finds
Martyn Fretwell's England blog
A brick based travelogue
California Brick Society
Excellent collection of US bricks
Brick Spotting
Searching for the brickmarks of Scotland
The RH7 history Group
History of brickmaking in Surrey
Brickhunter
A brick matching company
Thames and Field
Bricks found by the river
Halifax history
Brick and sanitary pipe works
Cawarden Reclaim, Rugeley
Always worth a look for old bricks
Shropshire History
Details of many old brick works
John Harrison's website
Brickwork and much more
Colin Driver on Flickr
Mainly Lancashire bricks
Ian Stubbs on Flickr
Mainly Tees side bricks
Scottish Brickmarks
Ian Suddaby's Facebook site
Brickyards in Ipswich
Borin Valn Loon's website
  

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