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West Fife Coalfield
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The West Fife Coalfield
The principle seams of the West Fife Coalfield in descending order are,
Most shafts in West Fife were initially sunk to the Dunfermline Splint as the Sulphur Coal was considered as an inferior coal. An indication of the undulating nature of the West Fife Coalfield can be observed by the varying depths of collieries sunk to the Dunfermline Splint.
Blairhall 340 Fathoms
Kirkford 236 Fathoms
Lady Alice 70 Fathoms
Nellie 112 Fathoms
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