Flintshire Lead Mining

 

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02. General Lead Mining History
03a. Halkyn Mines: History
03b. Halkyn Mines: A few artefact photos
03c. Halkyn Mines: info downloads
03d. Halkyn Mines: Don Richardson - electrician
03e. Milwr Tunnel: Recent work
04. MAP: Veins of Halkyn Mountain
05. Blaen-y-nant vein, Eryrys
06. Westminster vein, Eryrys
07. Fron Fownog Flats, Gwernaffield
08. Pilkington's vein, Loggerheads
09. North Henblas Mine, Milwr
10. Deterioration of the mining record
11. Talargoch Mine
A. Mines lighting old & new
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C. Further reading
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D. Cris's Shop Window

 

The Milwr Tunnel (2008 Edition)
The Milwr Tunnel is a ten mile long mines drainage tunnel. It runs from the Flintshire coast at Bagillt to near Loggerheads west of Mold. This book describes the driving of the tunnel and the exploration work carried out by enthusiasts since the mine closed in 1987. The 1993 First Edition has been updated and this Second Edition has 3000 more words and double the number of photographs. Colour card covers, 106 printed pages on crisp white paper, over 120 photos and illustrations. A colour edition of the book is also available.

Order on-line at:   http://www.lulu.com/spotlight/CrisEbbs?_ga=1.216801297.668571270.1474448034   Available in black & white or colour.
 
The idea is that you log on to the site and preview a few sample pages. If interested, you pay by credit card. The hard copy is then posted to you within a week or so.
 

'The Bookshop' 33 High Street, Mold usually have these in stock. Phone: 01352-759879


 

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An Introduction to the Caves of North-east Wales 
 

 
Once available in hard copy, but now replaced by a dedicated website: "Caves of North Wales":  https://sites.google.com/site/cavesofnorthwales/

 
 

 
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Underground Clwyd   Price 9.00 (plus P & P)


A general description of Clwyd (Flintshire & Denbighshire) caves, lead mines, coal mines and other underground sites. Illustrated with numerous B & W photos.

 

'The Bookshop' 33 High Street, Mold usually have these in stock. Phone: 01352-759879