Preston mill

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    Authors & editors

    Publisher National Trust for Scotland
    Year of publication 1994

    English (main text)

    Medium Education pack


    Scope & contentInformation on the history of Preston Mill, one of the oldest mechanically intact water-driven meal mills in Scotland, and the 16th century Phantassie Doocot containing nesting holes for 500 pigeons.The education pack links to elements of the curriculum for 5 to 14 year olds specifically Science, Social Subjects, Technology and Art and Design, including suggestions for activities surrounding mills. Contains explanations of milling technology and the history of how water has been used to power mills. Also contains maps of water mill locations in East Lothian in Scotland, plans and machinery diagrams of Preston Mill and bills, receipts, letters and old photos concerning Preston Mill.There is also a postcard of Preston Mill from the donor.

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    Accession no. 229820

    • Shelf location: A4 A 05 EDUCATION PACK
    • Notes: Folder containing loose sheets and one postcard.