Scottish shale Scottish shale

Boghead No.2 pit

Bathgate, Linlithgowshire
Local authority:
West Lothian
pre 1855
pre 1855
Current status of site:
Land returned to agriculture, no surviving surface remains.
Regional overview:
MInes in West Lothian working minerals other than shale

Pit in the Boghead estate, marked as "old shaft" on the 1855 OS map, reaching the Boghead Gas Coal at 18 fathoms