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Charlestown, Limestone Mine, West Quarry

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Record Detail

  • Organisation
    RCAHMS
  • Alternative name(s)
    N/A
  • Canmore ID
    295680
  • Site type
    LIMESTONE QUARRY, MINE
  • County
    FIFE
  • Parish
    DUNFERMLINE
  • Council
    FIFE
  • NGR
    NT 0651 8413
  • Latitude, longitude
    56.040888N, 3.502196W
  • Archeological notes
    NT08SE 32.01 0651 8413 The West Quarry is depicted on the 2nd edition Ordnance Survey 25-inch map (Fife, 1896). An Air Shaft is depicted at NT 06359 83868 and there are extensive quarrying remains depicted to the immediate N of the limekiln bank (NT08SE 32.00). Information from RCAHMS (MMD) 8 August 2008. (No location given) Charlestown Mine, Limekilns, Fife: These limestone workings have entrances which are situated along a quarry face and lead into sloping roads which lead to what was the working face. Limestsone removal was more or less abandoned by 1937, although limestone was being extracted until 1957. Grampian Speleological Group
  • Architectural notes
    N/A

Related material information

MANUSCRIPTS

  • 295680 (1997)
    Report on Charlestown Lime Quarry Excavations

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1st edition 6-inch maps

TitleDateOther parishes/counties
 Ordnance Survey six-inch to the mile, Perthshire, Sheet CXLIII1859
 Ordnance Survey six-inch to the mile, Fife, Sheet 391854