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Did you know that Mauchline in Ayrshire has the only curling stone factory in Britain? Andrew Kay & Co and their forerunners in the town have made curling stones there since 1851. The company is located at the somehow apposite Barskimming Road in the town. The stone used is granite from Ailsa Craig, exclusive to Kays.

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