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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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