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Cheney Rake

Cheney Rake lies in the community of Halkyn in the county of Flintshire. It is located at Ordnance Survey national grid reference SJ18957150. The mine is recorded in the CPAT Historic Environment Record as number 18039 and this number should be quoted in all correspondence.

Lead/Silver (18th century-1868)

Carboniferous Limestone with chert beds

Later 19th century workings have covered the earier evidence; the sett was worked continuously for over a hundred years following an east-west vein. Earthwork evidence remains of the mine workings, in the form of shafts and spoil heaps on the edge of the quarry buffer zone.

No evidence.

Earthwork evidence remains of adried-up reservoir on the south and western edges of the quarry buffer zone and the leats that fed it.

No evidence.

Other features
The derelict stone mine buildings are given over to animal shelter at SJ18957150.

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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