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Clwyd Metal Mines Survey


Truro (also known as Tir-y-Coed) lies in the community of Nercwys in the county of Flintshire. It is located at Ordnance Survey national grid reference SJ21506000. The mine is recorded in the CPAT Historic Environment Record as number 18209 and this number should be quoted in all correspondence.

Lead (1879-1883)

Cefn-y-fedw Sandstone.

Trials were sunk in the area of Tir-y-coed Farm in the late 19th century with little success. The Truro Whim Shaft is documented by Earp (1958) as working the Maeshafn Vein. Little evidence remains to substantiate this.

No evidence.

No evidence.

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.