Scottish shale Scottish shale

Torbanehill No.21 pit

Bathgate, Linlithgowshire
Local authority:
West Lothian

A pit in the lands of Torbanehill, loation unknown.

  • The 1886 List of Mines records Torbanehill No.21 pit to the Torbanehill coal, owned by Robert. R. Horne. Worked by the longwall method employing 5 men on the surface and 10 underground, shared with No.20 pit, having a downcast shaft 4' x 3½', 23 fathoms deep.