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Clwyd Metal Mines Survey


Portaway lies in the community of Holywell in the county of Flintshire. It is located at Ordnance Survey national grid reference SJ17007620. The mine is recorded in the CPAT Historic Environment Record as number 18239 and this number should be quoted in all correspondence.

Lead (18th century)

Carboniferous Limestone.

The Portaway Mine worked the area to the western perimeter of the Grange Quarry. A single shaft remains at SJ16907610 alongside the public footpath and several shafts remain to the south of this at SJ16907590 which relate to later 19th century workings.

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Other features
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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.