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HAFOD AND MORFA COPPERWORKS; YORKSHIRE IMPERIAL METALS, SWANSEA

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NPRN 300184

Map Reference SS69NE

Grid Reference SS662951

Unitary (Local) Authority Swansea

Old County Glamorgan

Community Landore

Type of Site COPPER WORKS

Broad Class Industrial

Period Modern

Site Description Formed by the amalgamation in 1924 of Morfa Copperworks (nprn 34104) and Hafod Copperworks (nprn 34089) as British Copper manufacturers. Taken over in 1928 by Imperial Chemical Industries and worked by Yorkshire Imperial Metals until closure in 1980. Site abandoned and partly demolished.
Site visited B.A.Malaws, RCAHMW, 18 February 2000.

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