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Coetia Ball

Coetia Ball (also known as St Winefred) lies in the community of Holywell in the county of Flintshire. It is located at Ordnance Survey national grid reference SJ17707630. The mine is recorded in the CPAT Historic Environment Record as number 18051 and this number should be quoted in all correspondence.

Lead (Early 19th century-1890)

Carboniferous Limestone.

Burt et al (1992) lists returns for Coetia Ball for 1856-59, followed by a period of small-scale private speculation. The sett later taken over by the St Winifred Company from 1889-90. Shafts and mounds of the Coetia Ball cross-course run southwards from the Holywell Road. A line of shafts beginning to the west of Brynderwen (SJ17807622) can be followed southwards to Smithy Gate.

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Other features
The placename 'Ball' is believed to relate to early smelting sites or 'boles'.

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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