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Charlesfield No. 3 Pit

Location 55.868943, -3.567761 show in map
Alternative names -
Dates opened and closed x
Owner James Raeburn, Midlothian Oil Company Ltd
Type of working Vertical shaft, 23 fathoms deep
Seams worked Raeburn shale
Oil works served Grange Shale Oil Works
Current status of site Waste bing and site of shaft remains as wasteland and farm store

Background

An early pit serving Grange Shale Oil Works.

Maps

Ordnance Survey maps reproduced by kind permission of the Trustees of the National Library of Scotland.

Underground Workings

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