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Billins lies in the community of Halkyn in the county of Flintshire. It is located at Ordnance Survey national grid reference SJ19607200. The mine is recorded in the CPAT Historic Environment Record as number 18007 and this number should be quoted in all correspondence.

Lead/Silver (Early 19th century-1872)

Carboniferous Limestone.

Evidence of workings remain as grassed-over shafts and spoil heaps near the summit of the Halkyn Mountain. The Billins Mine worked the Pant Vein until 1872 when the sett was taken over by the Prince Patrick Mining Company. The old shafts cover the area immediately to the south of the Pentre Halkyn to Babell Road.

No evidence.

No evidence.

No evidence.

Other features
The cottages at SJ19657210 were probably mine-related.

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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