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Cross Leavings

Cross Leavings (also known as True Blue) lies in the community of Brynford in the county of Flintshire. It is located at Ordnance Survey national grid reference SJ18907300. The mine is recorded in the CPAT Historic Environment Record as number 18244 and this number should be quoted in all correspondence.

Lead (Early 18th-19th century)

Carboniferous Limestone.

The rich veins in this area of Holywell Common was intensely worked from early 18th century. Smith (19210 records the True Blue Mine and the Cross Leavings Mine working the Garreg-Llwyd Vein in the early 19th century. The sett remains as overgrown shafts and spoil mounds in very rough pasture, which has at times been used as household dumps. The larger Prince Patrick North Mine worked the same area which is to the north of the Pentre Halkyn to Babell Road and to the north and east of Pant-y-groes (SJ18507260).

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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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