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 Loggerheads (SJ20586181) History [from CPAT] The mine was worked from the early 19th century by the Aberduna Company, 1860-65 by the Coed Cynric Company and until 1887 by the Denbighshire Consols Mining Company. Current [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]
St John’s Church, Brymbo “In loving memory of William the beloved husband of Ann Roberts of Tanyvron, Brymbo, who was accidentally killed at Plaspower Colliery, March 18 1903, aged 38 years.” William Roberts was born [more][more]