NT3074 : Kilns at Harbour Green

taken 4 years ago, near to Portobello, Edinburgh, Great Britain

Kilns at Harbour Green
Kilns at Harbour Green
The two restored Portobello Pottery kilns, looking from the new housing at Harbour Green across to old housing on Bridge Street.
Pottery Kilns at Portobello
These two kilns in Portobello are now being restored and repaired, to preserve the legacy of the Scottish pottery industry. They were part of the pottery of A.W. Buchan & Co and built in 1906 and 1909 they are B-listed LinkExternal link and the last visible remnants of the pottery industry in Scotland. I have lived in Edinburgh for almost 50 years and had no idea that they existed! They have been recorded by five other Geographers, so the progress of their restoration since 1994 can be followed by visiting NT3074 : Portobello., NT3074 : Old kiln, Portobello, NT3074 : Portobello pottery kilns, Pipe Street, NT3074 : Portobello pottery kilns, Pipe Street, NT3074 : Bottle ovens, Portobello, NT3074 : Portobello Kilns, and my images of 16 Dec. 2013.
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Date Taken
Wednesday, 24 February, 2016   (more nearby)
Submitted
Thursday, 25 February, 2016
Geographical Context
Lowlands  Historic sites and artefacts  Suburb, Urban fringe 
Place (from Tags)
Portobello  Edinburgh 
Primary Subject of Photo
Kiln 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NT 3045 7425 [10m precision]
WGS84: 55:57.3730N 3:6.9282W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NT 3047 7427
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Southwest (about 225 degrees)
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Then and Now  Restoration  Pottery Kilns 

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