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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

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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