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Pantyffrith lies in the community of Halkyn in the county of Flintshire. It is located at Ordnance Survey national grid reference SJ20506960. The mine is recorded in the CPAT Historic Environment Record as number 18152 and this number should be quoted in all correspondence.

Lead/Silver (Early 19th century-1854)

Carboniferous Limestone.

Pantyffrith represents the early workings on the Pantygof Vein of the Halkyn District United Mines Ltd, who took over large scale workings in 1928. The area known as Pant-y-ffrith lies to the north-west of the Moel-y-Gaer Hillfort. Many shafts and mounds remain on the area of common in the vicinity of Hill Cottage (SJ20506935) and Mount Villa's (SJ20206975). The sett was later incorporated into the extensive workings of the Halkyn Deep Level Mine.

No evidence.

Several pools remain in the area, one being a reservoir at SJ20406955.

Later 20th century processing took place at tha Pen-y-bryn site (PRN 18015).

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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