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Air Shaft (19th Century)

Site Name Vantage

Classification Air Shaft (19th Century)

Alternative Name(s) Fordell Colliery

Canmore ID 345070

Site Number NT18NW 125

NGR NT 14973 85659

Datum OSGB36 - NGR


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Administrative Areas

  • Council Fife
  • Parish Dalgety
  • Former Region Fife
  • Former District Dunfermline
  • Former County Fife


Field Visit (9 September 2014)

This air shaft is situated on the eastern edge of coniferous woodland 60m NW of Vantage. The top of the shaft is surrounded by a mortared stone wall about 4m in diameter by 1.5m in height which supports a concrete cap at the centre of which is a steel inspection hatch. The shaft is annotated 'Old Coal Pit' on the 1st edition of the OS 6-inch map (Fife 1854, Sheet 39).

Visited by RCAHMS (JRS) 9 September 2014.


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