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Denbigh West

Denbigh West (also known as Gwaynynog) lies in the community of Denbigh in the county of Denbighshire. It is located at Ordnance Survey national grid reference SJ0395065600. The mine is recorded in the CPAT Historic Environment Record as number 18058 and this number should be quoted in all correspondence.

Denbigh West, CPAT photo Trials (19th century)

Edge of Carboniferous Limestone belt.

Mining evidence remains as a single shaft and grassed-over mounds to the north-east of Gwaynyngog Hall. The area lies at the end of a disused trackway, amongst trees at SJ03956570. Further limestone outcrops and possible trials lie to the south-east of this area at SJ04306550. There is no geological evidence of ore, but Lead returns were made by the West Denbigh Company for 1862-71.

Old trackway can be identified leading to the workings.

No evidence.

No evidence.

Other features
No evidence.

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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