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Colliery (Period Unassigned), Shaft (Period Unassigned)

Site Name Inverbrora

Classification Colliery (Period Unassigned), Shaft (Period Unassigned)

Canmore ID 93239

Site Number NC80SE 61

NGR NC 8951 0376

Datum OSGB36 - NGR


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Administrative Areas

  • Council Highland
  • Parish Clyne
  • Former Region Highland
  • Former District Sutherland
  • Former County Sutherland

Archaeology Notes

NC80SE 61 8951 0376

See also NC80SE 44 and NC80SE 62 and NC90SW 4.

Shaft (Disused) [NAT]

OS 6-inch map, 1964.

A late 18th or early 19th-century coal shaft. An embankment leading eastwards carried rails which connected eventually with the harbour, but the rails were removed and the embankment largely eroded away by the river.

Brora Coal Workings 1952.

A coal pit, now disused, which was worked by a shaft about 1844, but the coal obtained being of inferior quality it was not paying working expenses and was discontinued the following year.

Name Book, Sutherland 1872.


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