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PANT DRAENOG TRAMROAD I

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NPRN 291876

Map Reference SO21SW

Grid Reference SO2170313806

Unitary (Local) Authority Monmouthshire

Old County Brecknockshire

Community Llanelly

Type of Site TRAMWAY

Broad Class Transport

Period Post Medieval

Site Description Tramroad from Disgwylfa West originally to Nantyglo, but now disappears after approx. 1.6 km north of Hafod. The tramroad is generally well preserved as a 2.0m wide track, grassed and stable and designated as a footpath. The tramroad is 1.0m wide and generally slightly raised 0.2m. At this point the tramroad divides to serve additionally the quarries at Pant draenog and Disgwylfa East.

N. Tinkley, John Winterburn Archaeological Services, August. 2005

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