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Dalmellington, Bowhill Pits

Colliery(S) (Period Unassigned)

Site Name Dalmellington, Bowhill Pits

Classification Colliery(S) (Period Unassigned)

Alternative Name(s) Lethan Hill; Patna; Kerse Pits; Dalmellington, Waterside Ironworks Complex

Canmore ID 42683

Site Number NS41SW 7

NGR NS 43 12

NGR Description From NS 43 12 to NS 44 12

Datum OSGB36 - NGR


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Administrative Areas

  • Council East Ayrshire
  • Parish Dalrymple (Cumnock And Doon Valley)
  • Former Region Strathclyde
  • Former District Cumnock And Doon Valley
  • Former County Ayrshire

Archaeology Notes

NS41SW 7 43 12 to 44 12

(Location cited as centred on NS 4402 1238). BOWHILL Colliery (also known as Patna)

Location: Patna

Previous Owners: Dalmellington Iron Company Limited, Bairds & Dalmellington Limited from 1931

Types of Coal: Anthracite

Sinking/Production Commenced: unknown

Year Closed: 1948

Average Workforce: 37

Peak Workforce: 37

Peak Year: 1947

Other Details: Described as an ironstone pit on 3rd Edition Ordnance Survey maps

M K Oglethorpe 2006.

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


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