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Powys Metal Mines Survey


Nant-y-blaidd lies in the community of Llanrhaeadr-ym-mochnant in the county of Powys. It is located at Ordnance Survey national grid reference SJ09032833. The mine is recorded in the CPAT Historic Environment Record as number 18993 and this number should be quoted in all correspondence.

Lead (Pre 1751-1873)

Ordovician volcanics, limestones, shales and slates. The single lode strikes NE-SW and consists of galena and chalcopyrite in an orthoclase gangue.

There are two partially open levels and a blocked deep adit at SJ09062833.

No evidence.

A wheelpit was installed to pump the levels in 1872 but no traces of this could be found.

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.