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Roslin, Roslin Glen Gunpowder Mills

Gunpowder Works (19th Century)

Site Name Roslin, Roslin Glen Gunpowder Mills

Classification Gunpowder Works (19th Century)

Alternative Name(s) Rosslyn; Roslin Glen Country Park

Canmore ID 212967

Site Number NT26SE 132

NGR NT 26580 62362

NGR Description From NT 26574 62423 to NT 26588 62104

Datum OSGB36 - NGR

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Administrative Areas

  • Council Midlothian
  • Parish Lasswade
  • Former Region Lothian
  • Former District Midlothian
  • Former County Midlothian

Archaeology Notes

NT26SE 132

NT 2658 6236 East Lothian Council Archaeology Service was commissioned by Midlothian Council to undertake a baseline survey of the Roslin Glen Gunpowder Mills in order to prepare a management plan for the site. The surviving structures were assessed and photographed, and recommendations for further work were made.

Information from East Lothian Council (30/12/06)

Activities

Condition Survey (December 2006)

NT 2658 6236 East Lothian Council Archaeology Service was commissioned by Midlothian Council to undertake a baseline survey of the Roslin Glen Gunpowder Mills in order to prepare a management plan for the site. This work was undertaken during December 2006. The surviving structures were assessed and photographed, and recommendations for further work were made.

Report deposited with RCAHMS and East Lothian and Midlothian SMR.

Funder: Midlothian Council.

Standing Building Recording (28 November 2006)

Tom Addyman accompanied David Connolly, Heritage Officer for Midlothian Council for a day of site inspection of the remains of the historic gunpowder works in Roslin Glen – Tuesday 28 November 2006.

The purpose of the exercise was to consider in detail individual elements of the ‘heritage asset’ – the remains of a very extensive series of water-powered gun-powder manufacturing mills and associated infrastructure.

Information from Addyman Archaeology

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