The Works was built in 1792 by John Wilkinson to smelt ore from the Minera mines.
Fumes from the furnaces were condensed for re-smelting in chambers at the base of the 100ft chimney. It was known locally as the Brymbo Bottle and partly demolished in 1962 to leave only 25ft still standing.
Location Chirk (SJ27003800) History [from CPAT] The Llangynog Mining Company made returns for Chirk Castle in 1861. Current remains [from CPAT] No evidence remains and the geology is not conducive to lead mining. Links CPAT [more]
St Mary’s Church, Brymbo. “In loving memory of Edward Henry, the beloved husband of Edith Ellen Evans, Bank Street, Lodge, who was accidentally killed at Irlam, August 22nd 1914, aged 27 years.” Edward Henry Evans [more][more]