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Clwyd Metal Mines Survey


Brynhyfryd lies in the community of Gwernaffield in the county of Flintshire. It is located at Ordnance Survey national grid reference SJ19706400. The mine is recorded in the CPAT Historic Environment Record as number 18023 and this number should be quoted in all correspondence.

Lead (19th century-1917)

Carboniferous Limestone.

Shafts remain in the area of the Golf Course to the north of the Electricity Power Station at SJ19746402, SJ19826402, SJ19836402 and SJ19896404. To the south of the Power Station, shafts remain in the gorse and the stonework remains of a possibly mine related building. The older mine workings were taken over by the Pantybuarth Company (PRN 103203) and later by the Brunner Mond Company in 1896 and worked until 1917. The Milwr Tunnel reached the sett after 1917.

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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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