MHG10878 - Brora Colliery, Cavaig


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Type and Period (1)

  • COLLIERY (Post Medieval - 1560 AD to 1900 AD)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

NC80SE 44 8980 0400 (Grid reference corrected)
See also:
NC90SW0029 - Salt Pans (Old)
NC90SW0052 - Salt Pans (New)
NC90SW0004 - Coal Shaft & Salt Pans
NC80SE0077 - Coal Shaft & Tramway, Inverbrora
NC80SE0078 - No 1 Colliery, Fascally
NC80SE0111 - Colliery Tramway, Fascally
NC80SE0110 - Clay Pits
NC80SE0052 - Brora Brickworks
NC80SE0109 - Colliery Monument
J Aitken : 4/2/2004
Coal miners killed or died of injuries in Brora Coal Mine, Post 1855
See Assocs. Docs. File
J Aitken : 23/2/2004
Fascally house and offices were demolished in 1981 and the whole industrial complex landscaped to provide a venue for a football and rugby pich, and changing rooms. Brora Heritage Centre was built at this location and houses dispalys on Brora's industrial past.
J Aitken : 19/2/2004
The Industrial Archaeology of Sutherland (A Scottish Highland Economy 1700-1900, p.122-145) - Sinclair B Calder, 1974

J Aitken : 19/2/2004
(Location cited as 898 040). Brora Colliery. The first modern sinking was made in 1811-14, and from this date there survive the manager's house and offices. The pithead gear was demolished in 1970, but a square-section brick chimney escaped demolition.
J R Hume 1977.

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Grid reference Centred NC 8988 0399 (40m by 40m) (2 map features)
Map sheet NC80SE
Geographical Area SUTHERLAND
Civil Parish CLYNE

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