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Ochiltree No.6 mine

Linlithgow, Linlithgowshire
Local authority:
West Lothian
Seams worked:
Champfleurie Shale
Post 1896
Pre 1916 Owner Linlithgow Oil Company Ltd
Current status of site:
Mine site returned to agriculture or used as golf course, small mound remains adjacent to hedge line


Inclined adit

Serving Champfleurie (Bridgend) Oil Works

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

Shale-field: Champfleurie, Philpstoun and Blackness shale-field.

Mapped by the Ordnance Survey of c.1896. No.6 mine would be in the centre of this map.

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