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Langholm, Easton's Entry, Eskdale And Liddlesdale Advertiser

Printing Works (Period Unassigned)

Site Name Langholm, Easton's Entry, Eskdale And Liddlesdale Advertiser

Classification Printing Works (Period Unassigned)

Alternative Name(s) 48, 50, 52 High Street

Canmore ID 79566

Site Number NY38SE 70

NGR NY 36400 84550

Datum OSGB36 - NGR

Permalink http://canmore.org.uk/site/79566

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Administrative Areas

  • Council Dumfries And Galloway
  • Parish Langholm
  • Former Region Dumfries And Galloway
  • Former District Annandale And Eskdale
  • Former County Dumfries-shire

Activities

Desk Based Assessment (19 November 2019)

This printworks (Eskdale & Liddlesdale Advertiser) was recorded photographically by RCAHMS due to its imminent closure in 1992. production was moved elsewhere c.1993.The equipment photographed was: Linotype machine, Intertype machine, Kleischograph machine, flat bed printing machine (two of these - Dawson Payne and Elloit, makers), melting pot (hot metal process), ingots of hot metal from pot, 'ARAB' treadle printer, cases of type, make-up stone table.

See site for Blairgowrie Advertiser for comparison (Canmore ID: 256343).

Information from Miriam McDonald, Survey and Recording Section, Heritage Directorate, HES, 19 November 2019.

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