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COLLIERIES

If you have any information on Fife collieries please contact us.


It is our aim to preserve a photographic record of as many collieries as we can.

If you can help us with any photographs we will scan them and return them iImmediately.

It is possible that some of the information about collieries could be wrong. If you know of an error or can supply us with additional information please let us know.

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Wellsgreen Colliery Wellsgreen Colliery
Sunk by the Fife Coal Company in 1894 and closed by the National Coal Board in 1959. No1 shaft 93 fathoms and No2 shaft 93 fathoms.
Valleyfield Colliery Valleyfield Colliery
Sunk by The Fife Coal Company in 1906 and closed by The National Coal Board in 1978. No 1 shaft 217 fathoms, No2 shaft 217 fathoms and No3 shaft 375 fathoms.
Cowdenbeath No 10 (Kirkford) Cowdenbeath No 10 (Kirkford)
Sunk by The Fife Coal Company in 1898 and closed by The Fife Coal Company in 1928. Shaft 236 fathoms.
Kinglassie Colliery Kinglassie Colliery
Benarty Mine Benarty Mine
Sunk by The Fife Coal Company in 1938 and closed by The National Coal Board in 1959. Benarty was a drift mine and had no shafts.
Leven Colliery Leven Colliery
Sunk by The Fife Coal Company in1877 and closed by The Fife Coal company in 1933. No1 shaft 150 fathoms and No2 shaft 120 fathoms.
Lumphinanns No XI & XII. Lumphinanns No XI & XII.
Sunk by the Cowdenbeath Coal Company in 1896 and closed by the National Coal Board in 1966. NoXI 227 fathoms.and NoXII 93 fathoms.
Randolph Colliery Randolph Colliery
Sunk by Earl of Rosslyn Collieries Ltd in1850 and closed by The National Coal Board in 1968. No1 shaft 66 fathoms and No2 shaft 45 fathoms.
Mossbeath Colliery Mossbeath Colliery
Sunk by tthe Cowdenbeath Coal Company and closed by the Fife Coal Company in 1946. No1 shaft 00 fathoms and No2 shaft 190 fathoms.
Wellsgreen Colliery Wellsgreen Colliery
Sunk by the Fife Coal Comapny in 1884 and closed by the National Coal Board in 1959. No1 shaft 93 fathoms and N2 shaft 93 fathoms.
Cowdenbeath No7 Cowdenbeath No7
Sunk by the in 1869 and closed by the National Coal Board in 1960. One shaft 135 fathoms.
Mary Colliery Mary Colliery
Sunk by the Fife Coal Company in 1902 and closed by the national Coal Board in 1966. No1 shaft 335 fathoms and No2 shaft 225 fathoms.
Aitken Colliery Aitken Colliery
Sunk by the Fife Coal Company in 1894 and closed by the National Coal Board in 1963. No1 shaft 203 fathoms and No2 shaft 94 fathoms.
Lumpinnans No1 Colliery Lumpinnans No1 Colliery
Sunk by Cowdenbeath Coal company in 1830? and closed by the National Coal Board in 1957
Bowhill Colliery Bowhill Colliery
Sunk by the Bowhill Coal Company in 1899 and closed by the National Coal Board in 1965. No1 shaft 218 fathoms, No2 shaft 116 fathoms and No3 shaft 360 fathoms.
No7 Pit
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