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PORT TALBOT STEEL WORKS, PORT TALBOT

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NPRN 409888

Map Reference SS78NE

Grid Reference SS7647089620

Unitary (Local) Authority Neath, Port Talbot

Old County Glamorgan

Community Margam Moors

Type of Site STEEL WORKS

Broad Class Industrial

Period Modern

Site Description Port Talbot Steel Works was constructed in 1901-5; it was closed in 1961 and the site demolished in 1963. The works was named after Christopher Rice Mansel Talbot of Margam, the principal sponsor of the nearby dock, which had opened in 1837. The General Offices (nprn 301405) of the Port Talbot Steel Company survive, now converted to a Magistrates Court, but the rest of the site is an industrial estate.
B.A.Malaws, RCAHMW, 23 November 2009.

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