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Winchburgh, Shale Bing

Shale Bing (19th Century)-(20th Century)

Site Name Winchburgh, Shale Bing

Classification Shale Bing (19th Century)-(20th Century)

Alternative Name(s) Niddry Castle Oil Works

Canmore ID 49284

Site Number NT07SE 29.01

NGR NT 0975 7475

Datum OSGB36 - NGR


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Administrative Areas

  • Council West Lothian
  • Parish Kirkliston (West Lothian)
  • Former Region Lothian
  • Former District West Lothian
  • Former County West Lothian

Archaeology Notes

NT07SE 29.01 centred 0975 7475

(Location cited as NT 097 747). Spectacular shale-oil bing of flat-topped type.

J R Hume 1976.


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