Priory Pit

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Blantyre, Lanarkshire, Scotland

Blantyre history

Aerial Photographs of Blantyre 1950

Priory Pit and Bing.

William Baird’s Priory Pit was opened in 1876.

There’s nothing much left of Blantyre’s mining heritage nowadays, but back in the middle of the 20th century, it was a thriving industry.

 Aerial View of Priory Pit
 Priory Pit Another view of the Priory Pit, showing Priory Rows and the Bing.

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Sent in by Andy Lynch


Blantyre, Lanarkshire, Scotland

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