NT2487 : Deserted village

taken 10 years ago, near to Burntisland, Fife, Great Britain

Deserted village
Deserted village
Only a few fragments remain here of the village of High Binn which in the late 19th century housed over 500 people in 95, mainly 2-roomed, houses. They were the workers and their families from the shale mines driven into the Binn Hill and the shale-oil works in Burntisland. (The TV transmitter mast of Craigkelly on Binn Hill, which serves Edinburgh and parts of Fife, can be seen in the background.)
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NT2487, 8 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Wednesday, 7 March, 2007   (more nearby)
Submitted
Wednesday, 7 March, 2007
Category
Village (ruined)   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NT 240 872 [100m precision]
WGS84: 56:4.3155N 3:13.3263W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NT 241 872
View Direction
WEST (about 270 degrees)
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