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Cefn Coed Museum.

Cefn Coed Museum.

Cefn Coed Museum.

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Published by West Glamorgan County Council .
Written in English

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  • Cefn Coed Museum.

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    ContributionsWest Glamorgan (Wales). County Council.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination(24)p.
    Number of Pages24
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15566437M
    ISBN 100907599060
    OCLC/WorldCa19068430

    Situated km from Cefn Coed Colliery Museum in Cilybebyll, this venue features a sun terrace, a private garden and a tennis court. Price from US$ per night Select Not available. Magnificent carved stones reach back to the dawn of Christianity in Wales This little building next door to the medieval abbey church is fascinating in its own right – it’s one of the earliest church schools in Wales. But the real story lies inside. There you’ll find a remarkable collection of nearly 30 inscribed stones and crosses, some dating from the early days of Christianity in.

    Has anyone read R L Lee’s remarkable book ‘The Town that Died’?The town in question is Dowlais, and the book recounts his memories of growing up there. Dowlais is not a bad place at all, but when you compare the town today to how it was – for a lot of people from cherished memories, for others, relying on photographs, you can see that the epithet is a just one. The Cefn Coed Colliery Museum now housed there is named after the original mine. Blaenant was the last colliery to close. Blaenant was the last colliery to close. Until the late s, there was another large colliery in the village, Treforgan Colliery, which has since been y: Wales.

    Cefn Coed Colliery Archives. Women's Auxiliary Air Force visit Cefn A vector image of a star to represent action to save this item. Cefn Coed Colliery workers A vector image of a star to represent action to save this item Cefn Coed Colliery Museum c Uploaded by. . Cefn Coed /Blaenant rescue team. Photograph from Glyn Davies. NGR SN Google Map. Started by the Llwynonn Colliery Company by , but work delayed for some years, finally opened in by the Amalgamated Anthracite Collieries Ltd. The Big Vein seam was reached at a depth of yards.


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Overview Cefn Coed Colliery Museum tells the story of coal mining at the Cefn Coed Colliery, once the deepest anthracite coal mine in the world. Cefn Coed was one of the most dangerous coal mines in Wales and many men lost their lives in dangerous working conditions.

The colliery rightfully earning the nickname ‘The Slaughterhouse’. Cefn Coed Colliery Museum Cefn Coed Colliery Museum Located near the village of Crynant in the Dulais Valley five miles north of Neath, the museum tells the story of coal mining at the Cefn Coed. Author [email protected] Posted on 9th November 19th October Tags Cefn Coed, Cefn-Coed Cemetery, Dowlais, Ebenezer Chapel (Cefn Coed), First World War, Influenza Epidemic (), Merthyr Pioneer, Treharris, Troedyrhiw Leave a comment on Influenza in Merthyr.

Cefn Coed Colliery Museum, Crynant, Neath Port Talbot, United Kingdom. 1, likes 3 talking about this were here. Located near the village of Crynant in the Dulais Valley, the museum tells 5/5(38). Cefn Coed Colliery Museum Photo credit: Cedwyn Davies, CC BY-SA (source: Geograph) Due to Covid restrictions, venues and exhibitions are closed until further notice.

Cefn Coed Colliery Museum is a museum in Neath. The museum features exhibits related to: social history, archives, industry and land transport. This paged is managed by the museum Cefn Coed Colliery Museum. Neath Road.

Blaenant Colliery Site. SA10 8SN Crynant. Wales. View on map. A selection of photographs, ephemera and oral histories from the Cefn Coed Colliery Museum collection. Cefn Coed Colliery became operational in after several previous attempts at sinking a shaft on the site had failed due to the impenetrable Blue Pennant sandstone preventing access to.

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Cefn-coed-y-cymmer (also Cefn coed y cymer, Cefn Coed y Cymer, Cefn Coed-y-cymmer and Cefncoedycymer) (pronounced [ˌkɛvɛnˌkɔɨ̯dəˈkəmɛr]) is a small community on the northwestern edge of Merthyr Tydfil County Borough in is situated in the neck of land between the rivers Taf Fawr and Taf Fechan at their confluence (Welsh: 'cymer').

The village lies within the community of VDesignated: 4 JanuaryAmended 29 July Located near the village of Crynant in the Dulais Valley, the museum tells the story of coal mining at Cefn Coed Colliery, nicknamed ‘The Slaughterhouse". Entry to the museum is free.

The museum shop takes cash only with no card facility. Cefn Coed community Centre – Old Drill Hall Road, Cefn Coed, CF48 2NA Cefn-Coed-Y-Cymmer, Merthyr Tydfil, United Kingdom – rated based on 14 reviews /5(14).

Brown, crumbling and in pieces, the historic winding gear at the Cefn Coed Colliery Museum tells its own story. With grass growing around it, people who want to. Cyfarthfa Castle Museum and Art Gallery From the building has housed an excellent Museum and Art Gallery, with an incredibly diverse collection of artifacts and artwork.

September 21 – Open Doors Event: Remnants of War As one war ended one hundred years ago, another one was just beginning eighty years ago. CEFN COED COLLIERY WAS ONCE THE DEEPEST ANTHRACITE MINE IN THE WHOLE WORLD.

THE MUSEUM IS STILL UNIQUE AND HOME TO: The largest working winding engine in Wales. One of the very few remaining examples of a Welsh made steam winding engine.

The largest collection of steam boilers in the whole of the U.K. Cefn Coed Colliery Museum tells the story of coal mining at the Cefn Coed Colliery, once the deepest anthracite coal mine in the world. Cefn Coed was one of the most dangerous coalmines in Wales where many men lost their lives in dangerous working conditions gaining Location: Blaenant Colliery, Crynant SA10 8SL Wales.

Cefn Coed Colliery Museum. The Welsh valleys are famous for our coal mining history, and Cefn Coed Colliery, in the Dulais valley tells the honest story of how it really was. A visit to the Colliery will offer the opportunity to experience a part of history that the country prides itself on.

Cefn Coed Colliery Museum is a former coal mine, now operating as a museum. It is located at Crynant near Neath in the South Wales Valleys Background. Coal mining in the Neath Cefn Coed during its working life at depths of over 2, feet (m), was the deepest anthracite mine in the nates: 51°42′52″N 3°45′33″W / °N.

Cefn Coed is a historic Welsh farm property with origins dating back to the 17th century. We are Situated 4 miles from Dolgellau in the heart of Snowdonia National Park, enjoying an idyllic setting in a sheltered valley of Ancient Oak Woodland, where Cader Idris rolls down into the Mawddach Estuary.

Cefn Coed Colliery Museum: Sadly closed - See 85 traveler reviews, 19 candid photos, and great deals for Crynant, UK, at Tripadvisor.4/5(85).

Welcome to Cefn Coed Colliery Museum. ANTHRACITE COAL FROM CEFN COED. Five seams were worked at various times the deepest being the ‘peacock’ seam, so called because the coal had a beautiful blue/green sheen like a peacock’s feathers. The type of coal that was mined at Cefn Coed was called anthracite, a hard coal with a high carbon.

Find hotels near Cefn Coed Colliery Museum, UK online. Good availability and great rates. Book online, pay at the hotel. No reservation costs.The colliery museum Cefn Coed Colliery is unique, standing as it does in one of the most beautiful and unspoilt valleys in the South Wales coalfield.

Discover what is was like for miners who worked underground in some of the most difficult conditions experienced anywhere in the on: Port Talbot, Swansea, SA12 6QP, South Wales.Offering a sun terrace and views of the garden, The Grange Guesthouse, Cefn-Coed is located in Merthyr Tydfil, miles from Cyfarthfa Castle.

Guests can enjoy the on-site bar. Free private parking is /10().