Award to Cousland Smiddy

Award to Cousland Smiddy

Deacon Alan Dickson of The Incorporation of Hammermen of Edinburgh, awards a cheque to Cousland Smiddy Trust. Blacksmith Sean Cockburn took up the tenancy of the smiddy on 1st July 2015 and the award was to assist in his start up.

Sean continues a long tradition of smiths working at Cousland which began around 1703, and where the Sked family worked for 4 generations from 1878 until 1986. 

More information on Sean’s work and opening times for Cousland Smiddy can be found at www.couslandsmiddy.co.uk. and the smiddy and Heritage Hub will be open to the public on Midlothian Doors Open Day 12th September.

 

http://www.hammermen.org/works.html#cousland

 

This article was published on: Tuesday, August 11, 2015