Easthouses Pit

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Easthouses Pit

Served by the Newbattle Collieries Railway (Lothian Coal Co Ltd).
Served by the Lothian Coal Co Ltd.


This pit was on the eastern side of the Shaw's Coal Depot to Lingerwood Mine alignment of the Lothian Coal Co Ltd Railway. It was served from the south.

With the development of the Easthouses Extension Pit to the north production ceased but it remained as a ventilation shaft.


Pit Colliery Mine

Chronology Dates

21/01/1832Marquis of Lothians Waggonway
Edinburgh and Dalkeith Railway line extended from Dalhousie by this line to various pits. Initially the line ran eastwards after crossing the South Esk to Bryans Pit. A branch (Arniston Branch (Marquis of Lothian's Waggonway)) was added south to Newbyres Colliery. A much later line was from Bryans Pit which ran south to Lingerwood Mine and northwards to Easthouses Pit (Newbattle Collieries Railway).