Bersham

Bersham Ironworks

Location Bersham (SJ30704926)                                                                                             History [from RCAHMW] Charles Lloyd of Dolobran, Montgomeryshire, established the Bersham Ironworks in about 1715, although there are a couple of documentary references to an earlier furnace, possibly in Bersham, from the [more]

Minera Lead Mines
Company

Minera Lead Mines

Minera Lead Mines Mining is believed to have started in the Minera area in medieval times, with shallow workings. Around 1710, larger scale working of the Main Vein and Red Vein, plus a number of [more]

Industry

Eglwyseg Lead Mine

Location Eglwyseg (SJ2353847689)                   History [from CPAT] A lead and silver mine worked between 1867 and 1886 exploiting ores within the Cefn-y-fedw sandstone overlying Carboniferous Limestone. . Current remains [from CPAT] The Eglwyseg Vein cuts east [more]

Metal Mining

Chirk Castle Lead Mine

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]

Flintshire

Fron Hall United Mine

Fron Hall United lies in the community of Gwernymynydd in the county of Flintshire. It is located at Ordnance Survey national grid reference SJ22406210. Lead/Silver (1863-1897) GeologyThe mine is situated on a vein 200 yds. [more]

Industry

Bwlchgwyn Lead Mine

Location Bwlchgwyn (SJ26605340) History Mid-19th Century Current remains [from CPAT] The mine appears to have worked an east-west vein, being the southernmost of five veins shown traversing the Bwlchgwyn area on the Brenton Symons Map [more]

Industry

Park Lead Mine, Minera

Location Minera (SJ2551)                   History [from CPAT] Early 19th century – 1890. The Minera Mountain Company (1877-1913) incorporated the later workings of South Minera and Park. Current remains [from CPAT] Western Shaft (SJ25405140) stands to the [more]

Industry

Aberduna Lead Mine

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]

Metal Mining

Aber Sychnant Lead Mine

Location Esclusham ( SJ23544968) History To follow Current remains [from RCAHMW] Area of at least 3 large derelict mine shafts located between the two cairns shown on the OS map. Links RCAHMW Back to Metal [more]