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Merllyn lies in the community of Whitford in the county of Flintshire. It is located at Ordnance Survey national grid reference SJ14707690. The mine is recorded in the CPAT Historic Environment Record as number 18120 and this number should be quoted in all correspondence.

Lead/Silver (Early 18th century-1913)

Black Carboniferous Limestone with chert beds.

The Merllyn Group were involved with several of the mine ventures in the Gorsedd area, which the Merllyn Vein crossed. The actual Mine site is the area in the vicinity of Merllyn Farm, SJ14707680. Shafts were probably worked on the fields of pasture that surround the mine. To the north of the old A55, shafts were worked at SJ14657677 and two shafts at SJ14807690. The line of shafts continue to run eastwards. To the south of the road, the area is occupied by market gardens, and little evidence remains now. The two shafts at SJ14607670 and SJ14657670 relate to Merllyn.

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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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