Scottish shale Scottish shale

Deans No.6 mine

Bathgate, Linlithgowshire
Local authority:
West Lothian
Seams worked:
Broxburn Shale
Regional overview:


Inclined adit

Serving Deans Crude Oil Works

Latterly worked in association with Deans No. 7 Mine.

Shale-field: Deans shale-field.

Mapped by the Ordnance Survey of c.1916, showing the mine disused.

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  • External references
      • Coal Authority Mine Abandonment Catalogue No. 5845, showing workings in the Broxburn Shale from Deans No. 6, abandoned in 1912
      • Coal Authority Mine Abandonment Catalogue No. 10615, showing workings in the Fells and Broxburn Shales from Deans No. 6 and No. 7, abandoned in 1931