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old metal mines of mid-Wales

David E. Bick

old metal mines of mid-Wales

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Published by The Pound House in Newent .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Mines and mineral resources -- Wales -- History.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographies and index.

    Statement[by] David E. Bick.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsTN63 B52 1978
    The Physical Object
    Pagination292 p. in various pagings :
    Number of Pages292
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21035530M
    ISBN 100950204021, 0950204013

    “I have always been astonished at how little attention is given to Mid Wales’ metal mining industry,” he said. “At least 10 mines in Mid Wales were started in the early Bronze Age, over 4, years ago and the industry’s lack of appreciation and representation is unbelievable. This book is a celebration of the South Wales Coalfield, and an important record of the industry during its last working days. Graphically illustrating life of the mines in watercolours and black and white sketches, this book describes the history of the Coalfield, from its beginnings in the early nineteenth century through the heyday of 'King Coal' when South Wales was 'the powerhouse /5(8).


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He published his first book inRich Mountains of Lead: the Metal Mining Industry of Cwm Rheidol and Ystumtuen, which enhanced the field of research as well as local and national interest in this often-neglected aspect of. The metal bearing lodes of mid and north Wales have been ex- ploited since the Bronze Age for silver, lead, copper, zinc and gold with the result that there are a considerable number of mines in the principality.

Their heyday was the 17thto 19thcenturies, following the Industrial Revo- lution. A walk to the ill-starred mine, high up in the hills at the end of Cwm Pennant. Some say it was a copper mine, but it produced more lead than copper. If I tell you that the Huddart's of Brynkir were involved in the operation, the folk who "poured money into holes and called it mining.

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Mining in Wales provided a significant source of income to the economy of Wales throughout the nineteenth century and early twentieth century. It was key to the Industrial Revolution. Wales was famous for its coal mining, in the Rhondda Valley, the South Wales Valleys and throughout the South Wales coalfield and by Barry had become the largest coal exporting port in the.

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David Bick has spent a lifetime researching and exploring the sites and his series The Old Metal Mines of Mid-Wales will form a useful companion. In his inimitable and very readable style, he has delved into numerous archives to illuminate not only the Description but also the men behind the best known and most notorious mining promotion of the.

The Welsh Mines Society (WMS) was created in by the late David Bick to cater for interest stimulated by the publication of his Old Metal Mines of Mid Wales series of books. The WMS hold two field meetings at mine sites in Wales each summer (normally June and September), plus an indoor meeting each March.

Silver was, however, clearly the incentive for the expansion in mining in the 16th and 17th centuries and mines in mid Wales produced significant amounts of the precious metal. In the late s, a mint was established at Aberystwyth to coin locally mined silver and was active throughout the s, during the first English Civil War.

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The vein at Llangynog is reputed to have been discovered inand was abandoned about In the mine was being worked by Lord Powys, but was againe closed about The mine was being worked on the cost book system and in after a period of poor output the mines passed to a new company ‘The Cwmystwyth Company’.

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Categories: Industrial Archaeology, Topography - Wales, Signed Copy, Edition: Reprint Publisher: Newent, The Pound House: ISBN Number: ISBN Number Binding: Soft Cover Book Condition: Very Good.