Soutra Kiln and Claypit, Soutra Mill, East Lothian

Soutra kiln and claypit, Soutra Mill, Midlothian.

Below – 1853 – Soutra kiln and claypit.

Below – 1894 – Map showing ‘old kilns’. Soutra Mill has changed its name to Woodcote Mill.

Below – Photographs of the site taken in March 2017.

Below  – remains of the bridge accessing the site from the direction of the old Woodcote Mill and deposits of red clay and water oozing from the bank.

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Below – Old clay pits

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Below – Track running down to the old mill.

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Below – The old mill situated directly adjacent to the brick and tile works.

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Below  – These bricks were found on-site and are believed to have been manufactured there.

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