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Latitude: 55.9512 / 55°57'4"N
Longitude: -3.0089 / 3°0'32"W
OS Eastings: 337095
OS Northings: 673593
OS Grid: NT370735
Mapcode National: GBR 2H.Y1YZ
Mapcode Global: WH7TT.RPD2
Plus Code: 9C7RXX2R+FC
Entry Name: Prestongrange Colliery, Hoffman Kiln
Listing Date: 29 March 2000
Source: Historic Scotland
Source ID: 394396
Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB47020
Building Class: Cultural
County: East Lothian
Electoral Ward: Preston, Seton and Gosford
Traditional County: East Lothian
Later 19th century. Single storey, 12-bay, rectangular-plan, red brick, 24-chamber 'continuous' Hoffman kiln. Battered walls, with hoodmoulded round-arched openings, comprising doors paired with kiln openings; flat roof. Freestanding 16-stage brick chimney alongside to S, string courses dividing stages, cornice.
A Group with Prestongrange Colliery, Old Generating House and Prestongrange Colliery, Pump House and Pump (see separate listings). The Prestongrange Hoffman Kiln is what remains of a substantial brick and fireclay works, sited near to the colliery to satisfy its need for coal for the firing process.
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