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Smeaton Shaw, Dalkeith Colliery

Colliery(S) (20th Century), Miners Cottage(S) (20th Century)

Site Name Smeaton Shaw, Dalkeith Colliery

Classification Colliery(S) (20th Century), Miners Cottage(S) (20th Century)

Alternative Name(s) Dalkeith 1, 2 And 3; Smeaton Cottages

Canmore ID 132494

Site Number NT36NE 91

NGR NT 3637 6858

NGR Description Centred on disused mine buildings

Datum OSGB36 - NGR


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Administrative Areas

  • Council East Lothian
  • Parish Inveresk (East Lothian)
  • Former Region Lothian
  • Former District East Lothian
  • Former County Midlothian

Archaeology Notes

NT36NE 91 3637 6858

DALKEITH 1, 2 and 3 olliery

Location: Smeaton

Previous Owners: A G Moore & Company

Types of Coal: House and Manufacturing

Sinking/Production Commenced: 1903

Year Closed: 1948

Year Abandoned: 1948

Average Workforce: 83

Peak Workforce: 83

Peak Year: 1947

Shaft/Mine Details: 3 surface mines

Details in 1948: closed

M K Oglethorpe 2006.

Site identified during an archaeological assessment carried out by CFA Archaeology Ltd.

Mhairi Hastie, 2006.


Desk Based Assessment (2006)

Site identified during an archaeological assessment carried out by CFA Archaeology Ltd.

Mhairi Hastie, 2006.

Desk Based Assessment (1 June 2008 - 14 May 2010)

Cultural Heritage assessment for the proposed Smeaton Bing Re-cycling Facility development. The assessment formed part of an Environmental Statement, submitted in 2010. The Cultural Heritage assessment identifed all cultural heritage features within the study area, as well as key external receptors within 1km of the proposed development, and assessed the impact on these features by the new development. An evaluation and photographic survey were also carried out on and around Smeaton Bing.

Information from cfaarcha1-74304 (G Mudie) 2010


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