MHG6524 - Eilean Tioram


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Type and Period (1)

  • COLLIERY (Undated)

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  • None recorded

Full Description

Old Shaft (NAT)
OS 6" map, Inverness-shire, 2nd ed., (1904)

One of the two coal-mines started by Lord Macdonald c.1800 (For History - see NG44SE 15)
NSA 1845; A Nicolson 1930.

The site of this coal-mine is marked by a small ruined building which is situated just above high water at the foot of the cliffs. The shaft has been filled in. The coal seam is visible at the base of the cliffs immediately to the S.
Visited by OS (A S P) 20 April 1961.

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Grid reference Centred NG 5188 3651 (81m by 153m) (2 map features)
Map sheet NG53NW
Geographical Area SKYE AND LOCHALSH
Civil Parish PORTREE

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