Scottish shale Scottish shale

Heatherfield No.4 pit

Bathgate, Linlithgowshire
Local authority:
West Lothian
post 1855
pre 1895
Regional overview:
Mines in the Boghead coal

Pit in the Ballencrieff estate 35 fathoms deep; perhaps to the Boghead Gas Coal and Ball Coal, subsequently extended to the Colinburn Coal.

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

    CONTRACTORS Wanted to sink Blind Shaft in No.4 Pit from Ball to Colinburn Coal and to make a Horse Road No.3 Ball Coal; also to Brush and Build the Main Coal in No 9 Pit Hopetoun— Apply Manager Bathville Colliery Armadale

    West Lothian Courier 1st July 1882