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NINE MILE POINT COLLIERY

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© Copyright and database right 2021. All rights reserved. Ordnance Survey licence number 0100022206

NPRN 421057

Map Reference ST19SE

Grid Reference ST1929791362

Unitary (Local) Authority Caerphilly

Old County Monmouthshire

Community Ynysddu

Type of Site COLLIERY

Broad Class INDUSTRIAL

Period 20th Century

Site Description Nine Mile Point colliery was opened between 1902-1905 at Cwmfelinfach. The name came from the distance from the colliery to Newport docks along the old tramway. The colliery closed in 1964 and the site is now occupied by an industrial estate.

Reference: www.welshcoalmines.co.uk

RCAHMW, 2015.

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