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Clwyd Metal Mines Survey


Nant-y-Plwm lies in the community of Llansannan in the county of Conwy. It is located at Ordnance Survey national grid reference SH92906602. The mine is recorded in the CPAT Historic Environment Record as number 18141 and this number should be quoted in all correspondence.

Lead (1883-1887)

Lower Ludlow Sandstones, shales, mudstones, siltstones and striped beds.

The mine worked a north-south lode which contained quartz, galena and chalcopyrites (Archer 1959) in the 1880s. Shafts remain as earthworks in woodland to the north of the Afon Bach stream. The old workings remain overgrown at SH92956603, being an old level and shafts remain at SH92886604, SH92786616, and SH92776621.

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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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