Scotland coal mine is most treasured historic place





A coal mine which closed 26 years ago has beaten some of Scotland's most famous landmarks to be named the country's most treasured place.

Lady Victoria Colliery in Newtongrange, Midlothian, beat off competition from nine other sites, including Rosslyn Chapel, featured in the Da Vinci Code.

More than 20,000 votes were cast after a shortlist of 10 places was selected.

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