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Rhyd-yr-Eirin lies in the community of Llansannan in the county of Conwy. It is located at Ordnance Survey national grid reference SH94306830. The mine is recorded in the CPAT Historic Environment Record as number 18193 and this number should be quoted in all correspondence.

Copper (19th century)

Lower Ludlow Sandstones.

Earthwork evidence remains of the old workings following a north-west to south-east vein, being to the west of Bryn-Nantllech at SH94406830 and to the north of Nant Rhyd-yr-eirin. A level cuts in to the limestone outcrops of the hillside at SH93956860 and a shaft appears on the north side of the road at SH94056850 with the remains of ruined buildings, possibly mine related. Two levels cut in northwards from Nant Rhyd-yr-eirin at SH94156812 and SH94306820.

No evidence.

No evidence.

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Other features
The remains of ruined buildings are located near the shaft at SH9405680.

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.