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Clwyd Metal Mines Survey


Gyrn lies in the community of Holywell in the county of Flintshire. It is located at Ordnance Survey national grid reference SJ17707570. The mine is recorded in the CPAT Historic Environment Record as number 18088 and this number should be quoted in all correspondence.

Lead (Early 19th century)

Carboniferous Limestone.

The Gyrn-fawr cross-course runs north to south almost aligning with the Picton and Coetia Ball cross-courses. Shafts on the sett remain in the fields of improved pasture to the east of Pen-y-Ball, where they have been substantially landscaped.

No evidence.

Any evidence of likely whim shafts has been lost in the improvement of the pasture.

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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