The Cowen Brick - probably the best brick in the world.

  • Description

    "As with the well known lager advert the title caption may be tongue in cheek but in the case of Joseph Cowen's fire bricks (and industrial gas retorts) it might just be true for they were certainly among the very best. From his brick-yards in Blaydon Burn premier quality fire bricks and award winning retorts were made and exported all over the world....."
  • Owner

    Roly Veitch's Website
  • Source

    Local (Co-Curate)
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  • Further information

    Resource type: Text/Website
    Added by: Simon Cotterill
    Last modified: 6 years, 1 month ago
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