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Clwyd Metal Mines Survey


Wacco (also known as Bryn-y-Gaseg) lies in the community of Whitford in the county of Flintshire. It is located at Ordnance Survey national grid reference SJ15207620. The mine is recorded in the CPAT Historic Environment Record as number 18220 and this number should be quoted in all correspondence.

Lead (19th century)

Carboniferous Limestone.

The workings of this sett on the Lord Hill Vein run east to west to the west of Pantasaph. Several shafts and earthworks can be located in the fields to the north of the A55, the larger shafts being at SJ14607630 and SJ15107630. To the east of the Gorsedd to Babell Road, several large shaft-mounds are clearly visible in the fields to the north of the road to Pantasaph. In the field immediately to the north of the A55, workings are located in the vicinity of SJ15007630, crossing the field in an east to west direction.

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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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