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Powys Metal Mines Survey


Berwyn lies in the community of Llangynog in the county of Powys. It is located at Ordnance Survey national grid reference SJ01382943. The mine is recorded in the CPAT Historic Environment Record as number 6804 and this number should be quoted in all correspondence.

Phosphate (1872-1883)

Ordovician Bala Limestone with Calcium phosphate and barytes mineralisation.

There are three air shafts at the southern end of the level around SJ01392939. The level entrance and open stoping to the surface can be seen at SJ01402942 with trials immediately to the north.

No evidence.

No evidence.

No evidence.

Other features
There are traces of two structures close to the level entrance but their function is not clear.

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.