ENGINE PIT

Site Details



NPRN
67650
Map Reference
SO20NW
Grid Reference
SO24420898
Unitary (Local) Authority
Torfaen
Old County
Monmouthshire
Community
Blaenavon
Type of Site
COLLIERY
Broad Class
Industrial
Period
Post Medieval

Site Description

Engine Pit was sunk c1800 by the Blaenavon Ironworks.

Complex incorporating the top of a brick and stone circular shaft, at the top of which is a stone plinth with cast iron machine base. On the N side, where the ground rises sharply, are rubble stone retaining walls.

R Hayman, Hayman & Horton, 8/1/2003

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