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Cwmbyrgwm Colliery

Primary Reference Number (PRN) : 02156g
Trust : Glamorgan Gwent
Community : Abersychan
NGR : SO25210326
Site Type (preferred type first) : Post-Medieval Colliery
Legal Protection : scheduled ancient monument

Summary :
Cwmbyrgwm Colliery is situated on an east facing slope above Abersychan and comprises last water balance pit head gear (1820) which remains on its original site, a cast iron structure with wooden beams at the head, a stack and culvert dating to 1881 and oval masonry on top of a filled in shaft (Cadw SAM Record).

Description :
Cwmbyrgwm Colliery is situated on an east facing slope above Abersychan and comprises last water balance pit head gear (1820) which remains on its original site, a cast iron structure with wooden beams at the head, a stack and culvert dating to 1881 and oval masonry on top of a filled in shaft (Cadw SAM Record).

Sources :
Hawkes J , 1993 , Archaeological Assessment of The British Reclaimation Scheme,Near Abersychan, Gwent.
Riden P , 1994 , Historical, Topographical and Archaeological Assessment of the Implications of The British Reclaimation Scheme, Abersychan, Gwent.
Cadw , Cadw Scheduled Ancient Monument Record

Events :
E003947 : Archaeological Assessment of The British Reclaimation Scheme, Near Abersychan, Gwent (year : 1993)
E003948 : Historical,Topographical and Archaeological Assessment of the Implications of The British Reclaimation Scheme, Abersychan, Gwent. (year : 1994)

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