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Clwyd Metal Mines Survey


Pen-yr-Hwylfa lies in the community of Brynford in the county of Flintshire. It is located at Ordnance Survey national grid reference SJ19007354. The mine is recorded in the CPAT Historic Environment Record as number 18167 and this number should be quoted in all correspondence.

Lead (19th century)

Carboniferous Limestone with chert beds.

The workings remain to the east of the Bryn Mawr Chert Quarry in the vicinity of Penyrhwylfa Farm and Penyrhwylfa Cottages. Shafts remain at SJ19027354, to the west of Rose Cottage and there are two disused shafts at SJ19037360 to the west of the farm. Further shafts are located on the northern edge of the quarry on an east to west vein running from Bryn Hyfryd at SJ18647372 towards Dolphin. On the eastern extremity of this vein, the workings are cut by the A55 trunk road.

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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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