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Newtongrange, Lady Victoria Colliery, Dense Medium Plant

Identifier: MEL8520 · Date: Screening Plant · Author: MidLothian Council HER

Coal treatment plant, 1963-4

Newtongrange, Lady Victoria Colliery, Old Washer Plant

Identifier: MEL8520 · Date: Colliery · Author: MidLothian Council HER

Coal washer plant, c. 1900

Newtongrange, Lady Victoria Colliery, British Coal Archive

Identifier: MEL8520 · Date: Colliery · Author: MidLothian Council HER

Workshope, 1950s

Newtongrange, Lady Victoria Colliery, Visitor Centre

Identifier: MEL8520 · Date: Colliery · Author: MidLothian Council HER

Power station, 1924, later used as offices

Newtongrange, Lady Victoria Colliery, Fines Treatment Plant And Thickener

Identifier: MEL8520 · Date: Colliery · Author: MidLothian Council HER

NT36SW 22.08 centred 3327 6381 and 3327 6382 to 3327 6380

The Fines Treatment Plant cleaned the dirty water from the Dense Medium Plant and was built in 1963-64. The Thickener is a concrete settli...

Newtongrange, Lady Victoria Colliery, Headgear

Identifier: MEL8520 · Date: Colliery · Author: MidLothian Council HER

NT36SW 22.11 centred 3327 6374

The headgear stands 85ft (26m) high, and was constructed by Sir William Arrol and Co in 1893. A flight of steps runs up the northern angled brace and dives access to...

Newtongrange, Lady Victoria Colliery, Pithead Building

Identifier: MEL8520 · Date: Colliery · Author: MidLothian Council HER

NT36SW 22.13 centred 3326 6371

The Picking Tables were ranges of slow moving conveyors at which workers stood to remove lumps of stone and other unwanted materials from the coal. Women often did t...

Newtongrange, Lady Victoria Colliery, South Elevator Conveyor System

Identifier: MEL8520 · Date: Colliery · Author: MidLothian Council HER

NT36SW 22.14 centred 3335 6367
NMRS REPORT DATE: 01/02/2001

Newtongrange, Lady Victoria Colliery, Coal Elevator Shed And Hopper

Identifier: MEL8520 · Date: Colliery · Author: MidLothian Council HER

NT36SW 22.16 centred 3329 6368

The Hopper stored the cleaned coal in readiness for loading into railway wagons, and latterly lorries standing below. An interesting feature of its construction is t...

Newtongrange, Lady Victoria Colliery, Smithy

Identifier: MEL8520 · Date: Colliery · Author: MidLothian Council HER

NT36SW 22.18 centred 3330 6373
NMRS REPORT DATE: 01/02/2001