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Limeylands Colliery

Memorial stone to Limeylands Colliery © Scottish Mining Museum

Limeylands Colliery, sunk in 1894, was owned by the Ormiston Coal Company. It worked the Four-feet, the Three-feet and the Parrot Seams to produce household and steam coal. It was abandoned soon after nationalisation in 1953. This memorial stone on the Pentland railway Walk gives the history of the colliery including the owner’s name, dates […]

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