Scottish shale Scottish shale

Hopetoun No.12 & 13 pits

Bathgate, Linlithgowshire
Local authority:
West Lothian
post 1855
pre 1895
Current status of site:
Traces of pit waste in hedgerow
Regional overview:
Mines in the Boghead coal

A pit in the Ballencrieff estate, 14 fathoms deep to the Boghead coal.

  • Location of pit, and boundary of the lands of Ballencrieff