NANT MILL WOOD SHAFT MOUNDS, COEDPOETH, WREXHAM
Map Reference SJ25SE
Grid Reference SJ28095053
Unitary (Local) Authority Wrexham
Old County Denbighshire
Type of Site MINE SHAFT
Broad Class INDUSTRIAL
Period 18th Century, 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.