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NEWBRIDGE COLLIERY, PONTYPRIDD

Site Details



NPRN 403679

Map Reference ST08NE

Grid Reference ST06638945

Unitary (Local) Authority Rhondda, Cynon, Taff

Old County Glamorgan

Community Pontypridd

Type of Site COLLIERY

Broad Class INDUSTRIAL

Period Post Medieval

Site Description Colliery shown and annotated on first edition OS 25in map of 1875, but site shown as cleared by the second edition of 1900. John Calvert's winding and pumping beam engine of 1845 was moved from here to Forest House (now University of Glamorgan, Pontypridd) around 1913.
B.A.Malaws, RCAHMW, 05 November 2005.