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Clwyd Metal Mines Survey


Caepant (also known as Lower Eisteddfod) lies in the community of Minera in the county of Wrexham. It is located at Ordnance Survey national grid reference SJ25495245. The mine is recorded in the CPAT Historic Environment Record as number 104271 and this number should be quoted in all correspondence.

Lead/Silver (1867-1871)

Carboniferous Limestone.

Brunton Symons' Map of 1865 depicts the Caepant Sett as covering the two shafts that are visible at SJ25495245 and SJ25505242, to the south of Ty Newydd. The sett was worked between the Main Vein and Red Vein.

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Other features
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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.

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