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Powys Metal Mines Survey


Presteigne lies in the community of Presteigne in the county of Powys. It is located at Ordnance Survey national grid reference SO31706340. The mine is recorded in the CPAT Historic Environment Record as number 18977 and this number should be quoted in all correspondence.

Coal trial (1912-1914)

Silurian shales of the Llandovery formation.

A run-in inclined shaft exists close to the minor road.

Coal wagons were hauled out of the shaft by a small steam winding engine.

The mining was carried out with the aid of compressed air drills and pumps.

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.