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;19th Century

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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