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COAL LEVELS, MAES MAWR, PONTYBEREM

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NPRN 410026

Map Reference SN51SW

Grid Reference SN51301189

Unitary (Local) Authority Carmarthenshire

Old County Carmarthenshire

Community Pontyberem

Type of Site COAL MINE

Broad Class INDUSTRIAL

Period 19th Century, Post Medieval

Site Description The old coal levels at Maes Mawr, Pontyberem were part of the Pontyberem Collieries, situated in the Gwendraeth Valley, Carmarthenshire. Located centrally to take full advantage of the extensive anthracite coal seams. The collieries opened in 1845. Photographed during aerial reconnaissance by RCAHMW on Oct 14th 2009.
L Osborne, RCAHMW. Dec 15th 2009.

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