Callendar House kitchen

Maker
Falkirk Council
Production date
1999
Description
The kitchen table is covered in typical foods of circa 1825. They include cooking apples, carrots, parsnips, cabbage, eggs and meat. Kate Erskine, Senior Interpreter is standing beside the table, holding a mixing bowl. In the background is the fireplace.
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Production date
1999
Subject person
Subject notes
The kitchen is equipped with a hot plate 1.5m long, a bread oven, and a range 4.5m long. The elliptical fireplace is 2.0m high and 2.4m wide and has one horizontal and two vertical roasting spits. Part of the range was converted to gas as early as 1850, using gas piped from the town.
Accession number
P28183

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