MARINE COLLIERY, CWM: PUMPING ENGINE

Site Details



NPRN
275979
Map Reference
SO10SE
Grid Reference
SO18880433
Unitary (Local) Authority
Blaenau Gwent
Old County
Monmouthshire
Community
Cwm (Blaenau Gwent)
Type of Site
ENGINE, PUMP
Broad Class
Commemorative
Period
Post Medieval

Site Description

An 1893 Hathorn Davey horizontal tandem-compound pumping engine is now plinthed alongside the road outside the entrance to the former colliery site. It was removed from a chamber beneath a winding engine house at the former Marine Colliery (NPRN 33571). The engine’s cylinders are 36-inch and 68-inch in diameter and a stroke of 120 inch.

RCAHMW, 28 June 2011.

Sources:
Collieries of Wales, RCAHMW
A Guide to the Industrial Archaeology of South East Wales, AIA, 2003





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