This geological formation is also referred to as Tunbridge Wells Sandstone.At the Quarry Lambs craftsmen are expert in shaping this unique beautiful natural stone and our natural limestones Port Lime & Port Regent into walling and stone masonry to fulfil any requirement.Lambs offer a unique selection of handmade bricks, gauged arches and Natural Wealden Sussex Sandstone for quality building restoration and new build projects.Since Victorian times Lambs craftsmen have passed knowledge down from Father to Son and established a reputation for excellence.A link to brickworks in that area in 1900 Photo by Darrell Prest. Farnley Iron Works produced more bricks than iron a nd eventually became part of the Leeds Fireclay Co (1889). Stephanie writes: When renovation work was being carried out by builders in the Furness and Midland Hall, they found one of the bricks was loose, high up on one of the walls, and on pulling it out and turning it round they found the other side was ceramic and ornately inscribed with the words "Farnley Iron Co Ltd Farnley, Leeds.This hadn't been seen, since it was built in the 1890's.
However, the Aberaman Works was still operating in October 1964.
This is a glazed brick used in the school corridors.
Simon Patterson photographed this example in an old school at Brampton, Chesterfield. Photo by Andrew Farthing who writes: Crick is a small village in Northamptonshire and I have been told that these bricks were used in the building of Crick Canal tunnel on the Leicester branch of the Grand Union Canal, but haven't yet been able to verify that!
There is an entry in Kellys for 1906 listing J Gregory of Pentwyn, Abersychan (see Gregory J).
In the same year he is also listed as manufacturing fire bricks.