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PORTHWEN BRICKWORKS: RAILWAY INCLINE

Site Details



NPRN 40738

Map Reference SH49SW

Grid Reference SH4005094674

Unitary (Local) Authority Isle of Anglesey

Old County Anglesey

Community Llanbadrig

Type of Site TRAMWAY

Broad Class TRANSPORT

Period Post Medieval

Site Description The incline linked silica quarries (NPRN 40737 and NPRN 528) with the crusher house at its foot (NPRN 40739). Worked by gravity. At the head of the inclineare the remains of a double-acting winding-house with a band-brake (NPRN 40740).

Part of Porth Wen brickworks (NPRN 40736).

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