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Mold Cadole

Mold Cadole lies in the community of Gwernymynydd in the county of Flintshire. It is located at Ordnance Survey national grid reference SJ21006280. The mine is recorded in the CPAT Historic Environment Record as number 18131 and this number should be quoted in all correspondence.

Lead/Silver/Zinc (19th century)

Carboniferous Limestone.

The 1st edition OS map places the Mold Mine sett at SJ21006290 working to the east of the Cat Hole sett. A single large shaft and an area of earthworks lie to the north of the housing that fronts the main road through the village of Cadole. No evidence remains of the large engine house or other buildings shown on site on the 1st edition OS map.

No evidence.

Williams (1987, 32) records an 80" pumping engine on the 'Cathole' shaft working during the 1825-1845 period.

Ore was apparently taken to Pant-y-buarth (PRN 103203) for processing.

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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