- Last Updated: Saturday, 16 April 2022 19:55
- Written by GRAHAM BROOKS
Not all bricks or products made in a similar way are stamped with a mark which can be used to identify the maker.
It was common in the victorian and edwardian period for people to edge their garden plots with salt glazed tiles usually with a decorative top edge. The commonest form is a rope style pattern.
To get round corners some tiles came with a 45o edge or 90o corners were also produced
Other patterns also occured
A three feathers design has been found in two forms
They also came in cormer forms
A castleated form has been seen.
All types of stone has been used to surround grave plots, but in both Darwen, Whitehall cemetry and also at Hoddlesden Churchyard.