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Barbauchlaw No.1 pit

Bathgate, Linlithgowshire
Local authority:
West Lothian
pre 1855
August 1887, abandonment plan No. 2071
Current status of site:
Site returned to agriculture
Regional overview:
Pits - pre 1855

Pit in the lands of Barbauchlaw to the Main coal. Barbauchlaw No.1 was presumably the pit that is shown on the 1855 OS map as "Barbauchlaw pit", which was equipped with a horse gin. Described as exhausted in 1887 and presumably worked in association with Barbauchlaw No.2 pit

  • Location of the pit, and the boundaries of the lands of Barbauchlaw