This feature was designed as part of a new path network with the dual purpose of camouflaging/hiding an above ground concrete access manhole and creating an attractive and informative entrance feature. Whilst, the bollards and information panel have a colliery theme in their appearance the feature wasn’t commissioned or designed specifically as a mining memorial.
Mauricewood Road, Penicuik, Midlothian
5 Sep 1889
Erected In Memory Of The Men And Boys Who Lost Their Lives in The Muirkirk Mines