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Ochiltree No.6 mine

Location 55.961674, -3.540348, show in map
Shale-field Champfleurie, Philpstoun and Blackness shale-field
Dates opened and closed Opened post 1896, closed pre 1916
Owner Linlithgow Oil Company Ltd
Type of working Inclined adit
Seams worked Champfleurie Shale
Oil works served Champfleurie (Bridgend) Oil Works
Current status of site Mine site returned to agriculture or used as golf course, small mound remains adjacent to hedge line


A small and presumably short-lived mine to the Champfleurie Shale.


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

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