MHG19974 - Coalpit Shaft, Ethie


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Type and Period (1)

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

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  • None recorded

Full Description

This name applies to a coal pit shaft which was sunk about the year 1858, there was good coal at the depth of about 130 feet; but the mine was never used owning to the lack of funds for prosecuting the working of it.
Name Book 1880.

Eathie coalpit shaft (disused) is depicted on the 1st edition of the OS 6-inch map (Ross-shire, Cromartyshire & Do 1880, sheet lxvii).
Information from RCAHMS (AKK) 11 April 1996.

NH 7765 6316. A second coal pit is depicted on the 1st edition of the OS 6-inch map (Ross and Cromarty, sheet lxviii; 1880) to the S of the Fishing Station.
Information from RCAHMS (KM) 4 July 1996.

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Grid reference Centred NH 7785 6361 (40m by 40m) (Buffered by site type)
Map sheet NH76SE
Geographical Area ROSS AND CROMARTY
Civil Parish CROMARTY

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