MHG10878 - Brora Colliery, Cavaig
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Type and Period (1)
- COLLIERY (Post Medieval - 1560 AD to 1900 AD)
- None recorded
NC80SE 44 8980 0400 (Grid reference corrected)
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.
- --- Text/Publication/Volume: Butt, J. 1967. The industrial archaeology of Scotland. 313.
- --- Text/Publication/Volume: Hume, J R. 1977. The industrial archaeology of Scotland 2: The Highlands and Islands. Paper (Original). 311.
- --- Text/Manuscript: Calder, Sinclair B.. 1974. The Industrial Archaeology of Sutherland: A Scottish Highland Economy 1700-1900. The University of Strathclyde.
|Grid reference||Centred NC 8988 0399 (40m by 40m) (Buffered by site type)|
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External Links (1)
- https://canmore.org.uk/site/6552 (View RCAHMS Canmore entry for this site)
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