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Fishcross Photo FallinFishcross, Clackmannanshire (In Park at Lawswell, east of Alloa Road)
Sauchie Photo-SauchieSauchie, Clackmannanshire (Mar Place and Fairfield Rd)

Dumfries and Galloway

Fauldhead Colliery PhotoMain Street, Kirkconnel, Dumfries and Galloway
Kirkconnel WheelMain Street, Kirkconnel, Dumfries and Galloway
Kirkconnel WheelMine Head Wheel, Between Polveach Terrace and Main Street, Kirkconnel, Dumfries and Galloway
Kirkconnel PhotoMine 'A' Frame, Auchengour Allotments, Kelloholm, Kirkconnel
Kirkconnel Miners Memorial Hall Kirkconnel-ANeedle Street, Kirkconnel, Dumfries and Galloway
Rowanburn Photo-RowanburnAt side of A6357, Rowanburn, north of Canonbie, Dumfries and Galloway (Memorial to Samuel Lindsay, a miner Killed at Rowanburn Colliery, 1922)

East Ayrshire

Auchinleck Memorial Garden and walkway Photo AuchinleckWell Road, Auchinleck, East Ayrshire
Auchinleck Photo AuchinleckRoundabout (A76)  Mauchline Road, Auchinleck
Barony Colliery Photo AuchinleckBarony Colliery, Auchinleck, East Ayrshire
Benwhat Village Photo AuchinleckSite of Benwhat village, off A713 north- west of Dalmellington, East Ayrshire (June 2013)
Cairntable Village  B730B730 South of Drongan, East Ayrshire
Cumnock Photo GlaisknockGlaisknock Shopping Centre, Cumnock, East Ayrshire (Centre to be demolished soon)
Dalmellington Mining Villages Dalmellington StonesStanding Stones to 7 mining villages in Doon Valley (1999), East Ayrshire
Benwhat Village
Dalmellington BenwhatSouth of Carspharin Road (A713) by  War Memorial Bellsbank Road, Dalmellington, East Ayrshire
Dalmellington Hutch Dalmellington Hutch Dalmellington Hutch - Dalmellington Community Council presented a Miners Hutch and Bench to the Parish
Andrew Fisher A-FisherMemorial Cairn to east side of B7521 just north of Kilmarnock Road, Crosshouse, East Ayrshire
Andrew Fisher AF-PMA-FisherAndrew Fisher Memorial Cairn and Bench, Crosshouse village, By Kilmarnock, East Ayrshire. Andrew was a miner and trade union man born in Crosshouse near Kilmarnock, he went on to become Prime Minister of Australia 3 times between 1908 and 1915 and a High Commissioner thereafter. Fisher's second government between 1910 and 1913 completed a vast legislative programme which made him, along with Protectionist Alfred Deakin, the founder of the statutory structure of the new nation - See Wikipedia
Andrew Fisher James BrownAndrew Fisher Library, Annandale Gardens, south of B7081, Crosshouse, By Kilmarnock, East Ayrshire
Galston  Galstone-PicBarr Street, Galston, East Ayrshire
Kaimes Disaster
19 Nov 1957
PhotoBench in New Muirkirk New Cemetery, Glasgow Road, Muirkirk, East Ayrshire
Keir Hardie Keir HardyStatue of Keir Hardie, Cumnock Town Hall, Glaisknock Street, Cumnock, East Ayrshire
Keir Hardie Keir HardyKeir Hardy Room, The Baird Institute, 3 Lugar Street, Cumnock, East Ayrshire
Knockshinnoch Disaster
7 Sep 1950
PhotoInfo KnockshinnochKnockshinnoch Colliery site, New Cumnock, East Ayrshire
Muirkirk PhotoMain Street, Muirkirk, East Ayrshire (north side of Main Street 100 yds west of Glasgow Road)
Muirkirk PhotoMuirkirk Heritage Park, Muirkirk, East Ayrshire  (Main Street at Glasgow Road)
Muirkirk (Smallburn) PhotoSmalburn Heritage Park near Muirkirk, East Ayrshire
New Cumnock Photo NCNew Cumnock, East Ayrshire (East of The Castle or New Cumnock Main Street behind bus stop lay by)
Patna - The Heritage of Patna Photo PatnaPatna - The Heritage of Patna
Skares PhotoSkares, on B7046 south west of Cumnock, East Ayrshire

East Dunbartonshire

Cadder Disaster 6 Aug 1913 PhotoCadder Cemetry, corner of A803 and Crosshill Road, Bishopbriggs, East Dunbartonshire
Cadder Disaster 6 Aug 1913  PhotoCentenary Memorial Bishopbriggs Library, Kirkintilloch Road, Bishopbriggs,  East Dunbartonshire
Miners Of The World Memorial Photo Miners Of The WorldCrowhill Road, Bishopbriggs, East Dunbartonshire

East Lothian

East Lothian Mines on Pencaitland Railway Walk  Carberry to West Saltoun, East Lothian PhotoMemorials to:-
Oxenford Pit Bellyford Pit
Limeyands Pit Meadow Pit
Elphinstone (Bog, Howden, Fleets Pits) Ormiston Station Pit
Woodhall Pit, Huntlaw Pit
Prestongrange Colliery Families at Prestonpans Photo Prestonpans MuralOn the south side of Prestonpans High Street (B1348) just east of junction with Prestongrange Road
Prestonpans Industries Photo PrestonpansHigh Street, Prestonpans, East Lothian
Prestonpans Mining Photo PrestonpansTriangular area junction of Schaw Road and Bankton Terrace (B1361), Prestonpans, East Lothian
Tranent TranentTranent, (Trevernent) A Place of Great Importance, East Lothian
The Mining of coal has been taking place in and around tranent since at least 1200
Wallyford WallyfordSalters’ Road, Wallyford, East Lothian


Fort Kinnaird FortFort Kinnaird, built by a local man now deceased who was an Elvis fan. In the grounds of the old church that is now the Craigmillar Arts Centre, Edinburgh.
Gilmerton GilmertonGilmerton is a suburb of Edinburgh, about 4 miles southeast of the city centre. The "tombstone" at Gilmerton Crossroads
Newcraighall Photo-NewcraighallMain Street, Newcraighall, Edinburgh
Scottish Parliament ParliamentMiners Call for National Memorial at - ITV


Bo’ness Bo’nessBo’ness, Falkirk  (corner of Union Street and Seaview Place)
Redding Disaster 
25 Sep 1923 
Q-BRedding Cross, Redding Road and Main Street, Redding, nr Falkirk
Standburn  (Muiravonside and Redford Collieries) StandburnStandburn village on B825 between Avonbridge and A801, Falkirk


Balgonie Colliery and Estate Photo BalgonieVictoria Hall, Main Street, Coaltown of Balgonie, Fife 
Benarty Photo BenartyBallingray, Fife  (East of B920 opposite junction with Hill Road)
Blairhall Photo BlairhallRintoul Avenue, Blairhall, Fife
Bowhill  Area  Photo BowhillPlaque in Bowhill Community Centre, Station Road, Bowhill, Fife
Bowhill Disaster
31 Oct 1931
Photo BowhillBowhill Cemetery, Bowhill, Fife
Bowhill  Disaster
31 Oct 1931
Photo BowhillPlaque in Bowhill Community Centre, Bowhill, Fife
Bowhill (Jamphlars) Plaque 1 JamphlarsBowhill, Fife (at Hutch and wheel)
Bowhill Plaque 2 JamphlarsBowhill, Fife  (at Hutch and wheel)
Bowhill Hutch and Wheel JamphlarsBowhill View, Cardenden, Fife
Coaltown of Wymess WymessMain Street (A955) at its junction with Lochhead Pit Road
Crossgates Community Garden Crossgates Community GardenWymess
Donibristle Disaster
26 Aug 1901
DonibristleBridge Street, Cowdenbeath, Fife  (west of road into Cowdenbeath from A92)
Frances Colliery Photo FrancesOn Coastal Path at Edington Place, Dysart, Fife
Frances 'A' Frame Photo FrancesOff and to the south of A955 east of Dysart
Glencraig Photo LochgellyOn east side of B920 north of Lochgelly, Fife at farm road to Inchgall Farm
Glencraig Village Photo LochgellyOn east side of B920 north of Lochgelly
Glenrothes Photo Rothes-HallsRothes Halls, Kingdom Centre, Glenrothes, Fife
Kelty Collieries  Photo Kelty BlairadamEntrance to Blairadam Forrest, nr Kelty, Fife (B914 Kelty to Saline west of M90)
Kelty Miners PhotoOutside new Kelty Library, 80 – 82 Main Street, Kelty, Fife
Kinglassie KinglassieKinglassie, Entry Feature to What Was a Mining Museum in Kinglassie, Fife
Kingseat PhotoAt junction of Main Street (B912) and Church Street, Kingseat, Fife
Kinnedar KinnedarKinnedar Disaster - 1895, Fifeshire Main Collieries, Limited near Dunfermline, in Fifeshire
Kinneil - Valleyfield Link Up KinneilThe path under the arch has 13 slabs each with a bit of a sentence
Lady Blanch Pit Photo Lady Blanch PlaqueCurrently in Dysart Town Hall. Permanent site proposed at Howard Place, Rectory Lane, Dysart
Lindsay Disaster
14 Dec 1957
PhotoJunction of Station Road and A909, Kelty, Fife
Lochgelly Photo LochgellyLochgelly Square, Lochgelly, Fife
Lochore Photo-LochoreLochore Meadows, Ballingary, Fife (at entrance and in park)
Lochore  (Mary Pit) Photo-Lochore-WW1Lochore Miners Institute, Lochleven Road, Lochore
Mary Pit Photo-Mary-PitMary Pit, Lochore Meadows
Michael Disaster
9 Sep 1967
Photo-MichaelInfo MichaelMain Road, East Wemyss, Fife 
(south of Main Road at St Mary’s Terrace)
Miners’ Strike 1984 - 85  Photo-Lochore-WW1Lochore Meadows, Ballingray, Fife
Miner’s Strike   1984 - 85 Photo BowhillPlaque in Bowhill Community Centre, Station Road, Bowhill, Fife
Randolph Wemyss Memorial Hospital Weymess HospitalDedicated to an owner of a major coal company  (Wemyss Coal Company)
Seafield Colliery PhotoBowhouse Drive, Kirkcaldy, Fife
Seafield Disaster
10 May 1973
Photo-GlenrothesCISWO Club, Kingdom Way, Glenrothes, Fife
Townhill Photo-Townhill ParkMining Heritage Garden, Townhill, near Dunfermline, Fife
Valleyfield Disaster 28.10.1939 Photo-High-ValleyValleyfield Avenue, High Valleyfield
Valleyfield Disaster 28.10.1939 PhotoPlaque in Valleyfield Club, Kinloss Court, High Valleyfield, Fife
Valleyfield Disaster 28.10.1939 Photo-Valleyfield-SchMemorial Garden, St Serfs RC Primary School, Preston Street, High Valleyfield, Fife
Valleyfield PhotoValleyfield Mine Site, Newmills, Fife (South of B9037, just west of Newmills)
Amended Memorial at High Valleyfield, Fife PhotosPhotos of the Amended Memorial at High Valleyfield, Fife
West Wemyss - Sea Mine Sea-MineWest Wemyss, 5 Miners Killed by a Sea Mine During WWII