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LLANBRADACH COLLIERY SPOIL TIPS

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NPRN 402674

Map Reference ST19SW

Grid Reference ST139913

Unitary (Local) Authority Caerphilly

Old County Glamorgan

Community Llanbradach

Type of Site SPOIL TIP

Broad Class INDUSTRIAL

Period Post Medieval

Site Description Spectacular and distinctive spoil tips survive on the mountain above and to the north-west of Llanbradach Colliery (NPRN 85050). They comprise two longer 'finer' tips of material alongside three distinctive conical tips. Such clearly-defined tips seldom survive in the south Wales landscape today. Recorded during Royal Commission aerial reconnaissance.

T. Driver, RCAHMW, 2014.

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