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Deans No.6 mine

Location 55.895789, -3.586523, show in map
Shale-field Deans shale-field
Dates opened and closed Abandoned 1931
Owner Pumpherston Oil Company Ltd
Type of working Inclined adit
Seams worked Broxburn Shale, Fells Shale
Oil works served Deans Crude Oil Works
Current status of site Wasteland within industrial estate; no trace remains of surface features


Latterly worked in association with Deans No. 7 Mine.


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