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Author Nant Y Cagl/Eaglebrook (Nant Y Moch reservoir area area)
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Posted: 18/04/2017 17:49:08
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We were doing a spot of wild camping in the camper van at the weekend (Avoiding the bank holiday sheeple) and ended up on the shore of the Nant Y Moch reservoir ...

Delighted to be able to have a wander around the surface workings at Eagle brook/Nant Y Cagl and noticed one clear open adit ....typically didnt have my underground kit with me,
SO wondering IF there is anything to see ???
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Posted: 18/04/2017 19:19:32
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You have Henfwlych mixed metal mine nearby
https://www.aditnow.co.uk/mines/Henfwlch-Lead-Mine/

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Posted: 18/04/2017 19:29:26
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Interesting thanks....
I was intrigued by Eaglebrook as it looked like someone had been clearing stuff of a level/sough/adit out in the base of the fine tailings tips.
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Posted: 18/04/2017 19:36:38
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Ahh sorry Smile I dont think I have seen any underground reports from Eaglebrook., next time you go need to take your lid and headlamp, what a lovely place to park up and camp.

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Posted: 18/04/2017 19:44:44
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I know..... kicking myself....

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Posted: 18/04/2017 19:51:47
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Dont know if you saw the album here on aditnow but here is a link anyhow Smile seems it may be a culvert.
https://www.aditnow.co.uk/Mines/Eaglebrook-Lead-Mine_8298/

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IP: 92.13.194.32 Edited: 18/04/2017 20:12:38 by The kwan
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Posted: 18/04/2017 20:15:38
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Can you relate the adit in question to any map feature?

http://maps.nls.uk/view/102187502
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Posted: 18/04/2017 20:47:21
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Morlock wrote:

Can you relate the adit in question to any map feature?

http://maps.nls.uk/view/102187502


I'd reckon this, is about as close as I'd manage....

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Almost in the river/stream on the lower reaches of a heap of fine tailings, nearest to the current road....
As above a culvert.... maybe tail race from the lower wheel pit??
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Posted: 18/04/2017 23:16:35
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There are a few more buildings on the 1887 1:2500 map, if this link works.


https://www.old-maps.co.uk/#/Map/273712/289213/12/100696
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Posted: 19/04/2017 09:08:33
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It's mostly a cut-and-cover and it drains the wheelpit, but whether it continues on from the wheelpit's other end is not clear. If it did, it would not have gained much back. IP: 31.51.243.254
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