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Memorials - Photographs - Page 14

Woolmet and Monktonhall Collieries

Miners Memorial Garden

At Danderhall

Sign

The whole area, with all the memorials, has a new sign at the entrance, on the north side
referring to the area as Miners Memorial Garden

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Monktonhall Miners Fatalities Memorial and a Photo of all Three Memorials at Danderhall

The Black Tombstone, top center, is the memorial to Miners killed at Monktonhall

The Wee Backless Bench in Front of the Hutch is Dedicated to Monktonhall and Woolmet Miners.

Memory
The inscription on the bench refers to the Woolmet and Monktonhall Miner and
you can see where the bench sits in front of the hutch above


Two New Mining Related Design Benches Flank the Hutch
The Hutch Has 800 Years of Lothian Coalfield on Top
Woolmet Fatalities on East Side and Tools on West Side

The plaque on the hutch is the memorial to the miners and woman killed at Woolmet


New Benches Have Mining Related Designs

Hutch1
The wee backless bench in front of the hutch is dedicated to Monktonhall and Woolmet Miners

Hutch2
On top of the hutch is the circular memorial to 800 years of Mining in the Lothians

Plaque
The plaque gives details of the unveiling in 2015

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The round plaque sited on top of the hutch 

Lamp
Detail, Lamp

Names
The hutch therefore appears to be a separate dedication to Woolmet and Monktonhall pit with the rear of the hutch dedicated to miners killed at the Woolmet Colliery. There is a separate memorial to men killed at Monktonhall adjacent to the site

Wheel

Monktonhall Miners

Campview, Danderhall, Midlothian

Monktonhall-1

The Black tombstone is the memorial to Miners killed at Monktonhall

Monktonhall-2

Woolmet Bing

Woolmet Bing

A relic of the Midlothian Coalfield, on reclaimed land of the Woolmet Pit

Hutch and Plaque have now gone - only groundworks remain

Photo From Geography.org.uk

Wheel

Child Miners Memorial Danderhall Go 2

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