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Powys Metal Mines Survey


Cliffdale lies in the community of Churchstoke in the county of Powys. It is located at Ordnance Survey national grid reference SO30209763. The mine is recorded in the CPAT Historic Environment Record as number 8853 and this number should be quoted in all correspondence.

Lead/Barytes (1914-1918)

Ordovician volcanics of the Stapley formation. The main vein strikes east-west. Mineralisation includes galena, barytes and calcite.

These consist of four shafts which include Weston Shaft SO30009767, Powis Shaft SO30129758, Bower's Shaft SO30209772 and Sump Shaft SO30319782. All of these are now infilled. Sump shaft could not be located with any certainty.

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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.