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CRIMEA COLLIERY AND CANAL QUAYPrimary Reference Number (PRN) : 02889w
Trust : Glamorgan Gwent
Community : Ystalyfera
NGR : SN75700730
Site Type (preferred type first) : Post-Medieval Colliery
Legal Protection : scheduled ancient monument
A very short-lived colliery, sunk in 1854 and closed in 1862. There are substantial remains of several finely built structures of dressed sandstone: a beam pumping engine house, a winding engine house, a chimney, and other walls and minor features. Th
A very short-lived colliery, sunk in 1854 and closed in 1862. There are substantial remains of several finely built structures of dressed sandstone: a beam pumping engine house, a winding engine house, a chimney, and other walls and minor features. The beam engine house is complete almost to gable height, but lintels have begun to fail on one side. There is a small amount of coal spoil on the site, and at the bottom of the slope is a stone built tipping stage adjoining the route of the Swansea Canal.
The site is of particular importance in showing the complete surface layout of a colliery of the mid C19th, undisturbed by subsequent alterations or redevelopment.
The whole area is currently disused and overgrown.
Cadw , Cadw Scheduled Ancient Monument Record
01/PM List/Cadw/1995/SAM Lists
02/Desc Text/Cadw/ Full Management Report/2005/Copy in further information file
Related PRNs : 94711, 01046.0W
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