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Stevekennedy

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Melynllyn Slate Mine (mine)
Posted: 16/11/2020 12:38:13
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Has anybody been to explore inside here. ? IP: 213.205.242.92
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Joined: 13/06/2007
Location: Great Wyrley near Walsall

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Melynllyn Slate Mine (mine)
Posted: 16/11/2020 13:07:55
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Hi Steve, any details. I cant seem to find in on the database.

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Yes just found it, sorry.

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IP: 88.108.144.225 Edited: 16/11/2020 13:13:41 by royfellows
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Melynllyn Slate Mine (mine)
Posted: 16/11/2020 13:22:30
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I’ve seen some pictures but I’d like to know if anyone has been inside or if there is some YouTube videos IP: 213.205.242.92
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Melynllyn Slate Mine (mine)
Posted: 16/11/2020 17:49:48
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It is marked on the Adit now map (I don’t know how to extract the grid ref though)

It’s North and west of the peak of Carnedd Llewelyn by, around, 1 km north and 1 km west. There are two lakes there – Dulyn Reservoir (which has a WW” propeller blade sticking up out of it) and another rlake, Melynllyn.

The mine entrance is South west of Melynllyn by, about, 200m west and 100m south

SH 705 654 – I think

Ian


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Melynllyn Slate Mine (mine)
Posted: 16/11/2020 18:10:44
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It wasn't a slate quarry as such, but produced hone stones. Wyn's photos in the Melynllyn album says it all really. There isn't an inside as such- it's little more than an open cut on the hillside, with a couple of shallow openings. The mill is the most interesting part. When the working shut, the equipment was apparently moved to the Moel Siabod hone quarry and used there until the early 20th century. Having said all that, it's a fine walk up to the site. IP: 146.90.61.228
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Posted: 16/11/2020 18:13:16
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I was looking forward to going and having an explore and taking some ropes ?? IP: 213.205.242.92
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Posted: 16/11/2020 18:29:09
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Album is here:

https://www.aditnow.co.uk/Mines/Melynllyn-Slate-Mine_1240/



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