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Muirhall No.19 coal pit

Location 55.842629, -3.606936, show in map
Shale-field West Calder shale-field
Dates opened and closed Abandoned 1877
Owner Young's Paraffin Light & Mineral Oil Company Ltd
Type of working Vertical shaft, 230 ft. deep
Seams worked Hurlet Coal
Oil works served Addiewell Chemical Works
Current status of site Rough grazing

Background

A mine to a small reserve of Hurlet coal, also exploited from Muirhall No. 16 Mine.

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

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