Black Park Colliery

Black Park Colliery, Chirk

Black Park Colliery was believed to be one of the oldest collieries in North Wales, thought to date back to at least 1653. It extracted coal from the following seams; Main, Two Yard, Yard and [more]

Llay Main

Llay Main Colliery

Llay Main Colliery was the last major mine to be sunk on the southern part of the North Wales Coalfield, Llay Main was completed in 1921, after sinking work had been postponed by the First [more]

Chirk Mill 1909

Chirk Mill 1909

Chirk Mill 1909. Chirk Mill was one of the dozen or so watermills in use at one time along the banks of the River Ceiriog, the site was used to grind corn as early as [more]