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Brick Mould

Identifier: 1996.458.2 · Date: 1975 · Author: East Lothian Council Museums Service

This is a wooden former made from four sections secured with iron bolts and screws. The central cavity is lined with steel plates, again secured by screws. The depth of the cavity diminishes along ...

Plan

Identifier: 2000.350 · Author: East Lothian Council Museums Service

Top of the plan is section through beam engine showing controls, inlets, cylinder and beam. Underneath is detail of rod and underground pump. On right is scaled view of underground arrangements.

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Brick

Identifier: 2000.207 · Date: 1920 · Author: East Lothian Council Museums Service

Moulded fireclay special brick from a domestic grate. Irregular cuboid with trapezoidal sides. One face is decorated with an incised pattern and a decorative linear surround; the opposing side is s...

Mould

Identifier: 2000.260 · Date: 1930`s · Author: East Lothian Council Museums Service

This is a wooden mould crafted from four blocks so as to leave a central rectangular cavity. One face (the lower) is lined with iron plates. The wood is stained with residues of clay and grime.

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Tool

Identifier: 2000.258 · Date: 1930`s · Author: East Lothian Council Museums Service

Iron heart-shaped tool. Consists of a curved handle perpendicular to a heart-shaped blade made from a strip of iron. Tool has been painted silver. Used at Prestongrange to cut clay.

This tool was ...

Tool

Identifier: 2000.259 · Date: 1930`s · Author: East Lothian Council Museums Service

Boxy tool consisting of two wood blocks fixed to two iron plates. Between the plates an iron spindle carries a hollow rod with 4 discs set orthogonal to the main axis. Used for cutting grooves into...

Wagon

Identifier: 2001.323 · Date: 1970`s · Author: East Lothian Council Museums Service

Brickworks wagon used at Prestongrange. Three wheeled wagon with a deck of thick timbers bolted to iron strips and the underframe, comprises wrought iron supports. Matching pair of cast iron wheels...

Trolley

Identifier: 2001.322 · Date: 1962 · Author: East Lothian Council Museums Service

Colliery ambulance trolley. A wood and hessian stretcher laid on a wood bench on top of a sprung, iron framework with two large bicycle style wheels and two independently pivoting small wheels. Lat...

Stamp

Identifier: 1996.464.18 · Date: 1975 · Author: East Lothian Council Museums Service

Hardwood stamp with letter `X` on. The letter is cut into a single piece of wood; it is stained with clay residues. Used on bricks at Prestongrange.

These stamps were used to press letters into ob...

Stamp

Identifier: 1996.464.17 · Date: 1975 · Author: East Lothian Council Museums Service

hardwood stamp made up of three blocks stuck together with metal nails. Lettering `S. H. TRINIDAD`. Used on bricks at Prestongrange. Similar stamps used at Prestongrange are pictured, however this ...