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Clwyd Metal Mines Survey


Pen-y-Pylle lies in the community of Brynford in the county of Flintshire. It is located at Ordnance Survey national grid reference SJ19207430. The mine is recorded in the CPAT Historic Environment Record as number 18164 and this number should be quoted in all correspondence.

Lead (19th century)

Carboniferous Limestone into Holywell Shales.

The area of the common has now been reclaimed by nature. Workings remain more visible in fields to the north of the common, where a line of shafts run east to west, probably on Davies' Vein. A large shaft mound can be located at SJ18974345 and shafts run eastwards towards the lane leading up from Milwr.


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Other features
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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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