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Amlwch, Village

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NPRN412662
Map ReferenceSH49SW
Grid ReferenceSH4413492935
Unitary (Local) AuthorityIsle of Anglesey
Old CountyAnglesey
CommunityAmlwch
Type Of SiteVILLAGE
PeriodPost Medieval
Description
The village of Amlwch, located in north - east of Anglesey, was photographed during aerial reconnaissance by RCAHMW 26 May 2004. The village grew rapidly during the 18th & 19th centuries due development of the Paris and Mona copper mines on Parys Mountain.

In recent times, the village has had a bromine works (NPRN 412641) and a housing estate (NPRN 412646) has been built on the site of the former Mona smelting works.

Claire Parry, RCAHMW, 24 January 2011.

SOURCE: www.amlwchhistory.co.uk