Scottish shale Scottish shale

Greenburn pit

Whitburn, Linlithgowshire
Local authority:
West Lothian
pre 1843
pre 1895
Current status of site:
Site redeveloped as housing

Ironstone pit in the lands of Crofthead lesser to the Mill Coal at 6 fathoms, and the Crofthead Slatyband Ironstone at 48 fathoms. The shaft was marked on a plan of 1843 and is shown as an operating pit on the 1855 OS map.

  • Location of pit, and boundary of the lands of Crofthead (lesser)