CPAT logo
Back Home
Clwyd Metal Mines
Mines index
Mine map

Clwyd Metal Mines Survey

Gelli Fowler

Gelli Fowler lies in the community of Brynford in the county of Flintshire. It is located at Ordnance Survey national grid reference SJ17637343. The mine is recorded in the CPAT Historic Environment Record as number 103630 and this number should be quoted in all correspondence.

Lead (19th century)

Carboniferous limestone.

The remains of 19th century workings remain as shaft mounds in the fields surrounding Gelli Fowler Farm. An east-west vein appears to cross a north-south , which continues on to Llwn-y-cosyn. The main shaft mounds are at SJ17537345, SJ17637343, SJ17687342, and SJ17527329. Shafts continue south at SJ17527329, SJ17557313, and SJ17527304.

No evidence.

A pond at SJ17647340 possibly dates from the mine period.

No evidence.

Other features
No evidence.

This HTML page is reproduced from the Powys and Clwyd Metal Mine Surveys which were undertaken between May 1992 and December 1993 by Mark Walters and Pat Frost of the Clwyd Powys Archaeological Trust with financial support from Powys County Council, Clwyd County Council and Cadw: Welsh Historic Monuments. Further information about this site is available in CPAT's Regional Historic Environment Record.
Page produced by Rachel Stebbings and Chris Martin.

Privacy and cookies