Prestongrange Museum, Prestonpans

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  • My father Thomas Law was the Manager of the above works from 1936 to 1963. In 1936 the Company was known as the Summerlea Iron Co.until the Coal Board took over in 1947. My father was responsible for ...  more »
  • Most of the buildings bar the visitor centre and beam engine house (opened when on tour) are sadly not open to the public or fenced off. It's sad to see the structures crumbling. The beam engine if re...  more »
  • This is a significant site in Scotland's industrial history. Great to walk around and situated near woods which are great for walking the dog.  more »
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  • Very intersecting place. Worth having a look at the pumping house. How they built this place and lifted the heavy pieces of steel into place.
  • Nice wee place. Great to learn about the history of the town i live in
  • Nice for walk with the kids and my dog. The cafe is only open in the spring and summer months. I have done my own tour without a guide. Lovely local historic site.
  • Nice cafe and small museum. Other mining related buildings to view and nice walk around grounds. Good place to see bats at night
  • Really interesting site. It makes you feel disheartened at the industries the UK has lost. Thank goodness the site is there for us to see our Industrial Heritage. Thank you all at Prestongrange
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