Gibbs and Canning Ltd was a terracotta works at Glascote, Tamworth, Staffordshire, UK. It produced a wide range of wares including pipes, bricks, sinks, vases and jars. When it finally closed the site was cleared and a housing estate built on parts of the grounds. There is now very little evidence left of the buildings, railways, clay and coal pits.
I am researching the works, with the emphasis being on the architectural terracotta. This was used in many famous buildings, and was used to good effect all over the world. Local examples appear on even humble buildings such as terraced houses and local shops.
Details will be added to this page gradually, as research progresses. Information about any aspect of the factory and the architecture will be gratefully received. This could include
Can you name any of the mystery works
below, or help with their location?
My humble collection has now started after Alan bought me four items from a England and lock auction on 30th January 2003 at Leamington Spa. If you know anything about my items I would be interested to hear from you.
The information has been sorted onto several pages to help reduce the amount on each page. These pages are -
Many thanks to people who have contacted me with information. Anybody with information can add to this collection by contacting Angella Streluk at email@example.com