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MELYNLLYN HONE QUARRY

Site Details


NPRN 276699

Map Reference SH76NW

Grid Reference SH70526539

Unitary (Local) Authority Gwynedd

Old County Caernarfonshire

Community Caerhun

Type of Site QUARRY

Broad Class INDUSTRIAL

Period Post Medieval

Site Description Location of Melynllyn Hone quarry. This site started operations as a slate quarry in the 1860's and then started exploiting a hone-stone vein. Operations continued until 1907. Consists of levels, winding house, inline and small barrack house (CAP 2003).