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Gorsedd (also known as Dee Sinclair or Celyn Bog) lies in the community of Whitford in the county of Flintshire. It is located at Ordnance Survey national grid reference SJ15057670. The mine is recorded in the CPAT Historic Environment Record as number 18082 and this number should be quoted in all correspondence.

Lead/Silver (Early 19th century-1891)

Black Carboniferous Limestone with chert beds.

The Gorsedd Vein was worked to the north-west of the crossroads by the church at Gorsedd. The sett has been worked by several companies, The Sinclair Lead and Blende Mining Co, The Dee Lead Mining Co, Celyn Bog, Gorsedd and the Merllyn Group. The Orsedd Mining Company also made returns 1851-1865 for this area. Working evidence remains as two identifiable shafts in an area of overgrown wasteland between the two parallel main roads that run through Gorsedd Village, being at SJ15057670.

No evidence.

An Engine Shaft and Rose Hill Shaft are documented on the site.

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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