MINERA LEAD MINES: MEADOW SHAFT LEAD MINE;CITY SHAFT MINE, MINERA

Site Details



NPRN
85308
Map Reference
SJ25SE
Grid Reference
SJ2753050930
Unitary (Local) Authority
Wrexham
Old County
Denbighshire
Community
Minera
Type of Site
LEAD MINE
Broad Class
Industrial
Period
Post Medieval;18th Century

Site Description

Part of the Minera Lead Mines complex (nprn 33932), Meadow Shaft or City Shaft mine prospered in the eighteenth century and again in the mid-nineteenth, later becoming a dumping ground for the nearby Roy's shaft (nprn 85314). The dressing floors became buried but the shaft remained in use for pumping until 1914. Remains include the restored pumping engine house (nprn 33679), boiler house (nprn 85306) and chimney (nprn 85305), winder engine house (nprn 85310), rock crusher house (nprn 85309), restored ore house (nprn 85311) and restored buddles (nprn 85312); all are currently part of Minera Lead Mines Country Park.
B.A.Malaws, RCAHMW, 03 October 2007.

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