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Waterside, Rough Burn, Mine

Colliery (Period Unassigned)

Site Name Waterside, Rough Burn, Mine

Classification Colliery (Period Unassigned)

Alternative Name(s) Corbie Craigs; Dalmellington, Waterside Ironworks Complex; Benquhat; Lethanhill; Lethan Hill

Canmore ID 42567

Site Number NS40NE 23

NGR NS 459 096

Datum OSGB36 - NGR


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Administrative Areas

  • Council East Ayrshire
  • Parish Dalmellington
  • Former Region Strathclyde
  • Former District Cumnock And Doon Valley
  • Former County Ayrshire

Archaeology Notes

NS40NE 23 459 096

Part of Corbie Craigs group; see also NS40NE 20.

For Dalmellington, Waterside Ironworks (NS 442 083) and related monuments, see NS40NW 15.00.

For adjacent Benquhat village, see NS40NE 105.

See also NS40NW 43 and NS40NW 59 -61, NS40NE 104-6, and NS41SW 61-2.

Scheduled as part of Waterside, miners' villages and mineral railways. This monument comprises the remains of the former mining villages of Benquhat, Corbie Craigs and Lethanhill, together with a network of tracks marking the site of former mineral railways and bings marking the sites of former ironstone pits and adjacent shaft, all associated with the Dalmellington Ironworks [Dalmellington, Waterside Ironworks: NS40NW 15.00].

Information from Historic Scotland, scheduling document dated 15 November 1999.


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