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Cwmmaengwynedd (Cwm Maen Gwynedd / Maengwynedd) Slate Mine (United Kingdom)

Maengwynedd slate mine. First operated in 1866-7. Operated in 3 phases, 1867-71, 1876-86, 1899-1910. Originally the quarry worked the exposed outcrop, with some attempt to go underground, then slightly lower down was further open working. Subsequent working underground, with trimming and hand sawing.

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Major Mining Region

Cwmmaengwynedd Slate Mine belongs to the Denbigh/Dinbych region.

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