NANT MILL WOOD SHAFT MOUNDS, COEDPOETH, WREXHAM

Site Details



NPRN
275800
Map Reference
SJ25SE
Grid Reference
SJ28095053
Unitary (Local) Authority
Wrexham
Old County
Denbighshire
Community
Minera
Type of Site
MINE SHAFT
Broad Class
Industrial
Period
POST MEDIEVAL;18th Century

Site Description

1. A group of relict shaft mound features for early coal mining. These examples are most likely to represent small bell-pits for primitive digging of coal seams near the surface. Possibly dated from the eighteenth century.
Source: Cadw scheduling text.

2. An area of earthworks from bell pits or shallow shaft working in the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries.
(Source: Collieries of Wales, RCAHMW)
B.A.Malaws, RCAHMW, 26 May 2011.

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