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Clwyd Metal Mines Survey


Pwllwheal lies in the community of Brynford in the county of Flintshire. It is located at Ordnance Survey national grid reference SJ18507350. The mine is recorded in the CPAT Historic Environment Record as number 18189 and this number should be quoted in all correspondence.

Lead/Silver (Early 19th century-1861)

Carboniferous Limestone.

The sett represents early 19th century workings on the Pant-y-pydew Vein. The area to the northern perimeter of the Pen-yr-Hemblas chert quarry remains littered with shafts and spoil mounds.

No evidence.

The Mining Journal of 1858 lists a 45" pumping engine on Eastern shaft working with two boilers and an 18" pumping and winding engine on the sett.

No evidence.

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.