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Clwyd Metal Mines Survey


Pen-yr-Orsedd lies in the community of Halkyn in the county of Flintshire. It is located at Ordnance Survey national grid reference SJ21106800. The mine is recorded in the CPAT Historic Environment Record as number 18166 and this number should be quoted in all correspondence.

Lead/Silver (1864-1889)

Carboniferous Limestone.

The mine worked to the south of Rhosesmor and was worked extensively to the depth of the Halkyn Deep Level Tunnel. Earthworks remain at SJ21256780 and an isolated shaft to the south at SJ21406740 was located on the edge of the Rhosesmor Sand and Gravel Pit.

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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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