Another industry the Steins were to dominate with exports world wide.

John Gilchrist Stein (1862 - 1936) was a descendant of John Stein of Kennetpans (1697 - 1773) through his brother Andrew (1710 - 1776).




The Manuel Story by W D 'Bill' Jarvis and G Risk

David Leask's Maddiston Pages



Read transcript of Alex Salmond's recollections on Desert Island Discs about his time working at Stein's brickworks. 

See Images of Stein's Refractories

Read about Steins Thistle Club 

See advert for Stein Refractories


Experts Comments

“In essence, Kennetpans is part of the DNA of the modern whisky industry worldwide. That it and its surroundings are so complete is remarkable and it deserves to be preserved as a landmark to the heritage of the whisky industry. Kennetpans is the ground zero of the whisky industry”

Neil Wilson
Whisky Historian, Writer and Publisher