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Posts by P Knight

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Topic: Cae Sara, Myddfai
P Knight

Forum: South Wales   Posted: 23/06/2019 20:13:04   Subject: Cae Sara, Myddfai
Also, if you stand on the tarmac road in front of the chimney and head down the tarmac road toward a small stream. On the Northern side of the road is a ditch. This is the other portal heading back to
Topic: Cae Sara, Myddfai
P Knight

Forum: South Wales   Posted: 25/03/2019 20:35:32   Subject: Cae Sara, Myddfai
Deep, deep, deep in the woods is a flooded adit, ive only been there once. There are reports of other portals.
Topic: Ancient Mining techniques
P Knight

Forum: New recruits!   Posted: 11/08/2016 21:17:44   Subject: Ancient Mining techniques
I do like those documentary's. :)
Topic: Another old shaft opened up ?
P Knight

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 30/06/2016 08:47:10   Subject: Another old shaft opened up ?
There is a series of filled in shafts all the way up the hill. There is one trial level half way up with an open steel collared shaft infront . Horrific amounts of soil and stone are working its way i
Topic: Cefn Coed headgear dismantling
P Knight

Forum: South Wales   Posted: 27/05/2016 08:53:38   Subject: Cefn Coed headgear dismantling
Lets hope it finds a good home and does not get sold as scrap. Too much health and safety these days, pencil pushers justifying their existence.
Topic: Trelech Lead Mine (mine)
P Knight

Forum: South Wales   Posted: 17/08/2015 21:07:54   Subject: Trelech Lead Mine (mine)
One was entered as Carnmarthen United Lead Mine, clearly a spelling mistake and back then i had no idea whether you could get the name changed or corrected so i created the Trelech page.
Also, s
Topic: Writers scribblings?
P Knight

Forum: South Wales   Posted: 04/04/2015 22:11:37   Subject: Writers scribblings?
Ha! i just answered my own question. David Bick is mentioned on page xi of the 1993 edition as accompanying Hall on field trips. History written on the rock.
Topic: Writers scribblings?
P Knight

Forum: South Wales   Posted: 04/04/2015 22:07:51   Subject: Writers scribblings?
is he known to have accompanied Hall during his outings and book research?
Topic: Writers scribblings?
P Knight

Forum: South Wales   Posted: 04/04/2015 07:45:34   Subject: Writers scribblings?
Ive posted the other photo, it could very well be w.bick. Do tell more :)

Phil.
Topic: Writers scribblings?
P Knight

Forum: South Wales   Posted: 03/04/2015 20:38:40   Subject: Writers scribblings?
Ive slapped up a registered user photo of something that may be of interest;

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Could it be?
Topic: Welsh government planning to clean up mines
P Knight

Forum: Mid Wales   Posted: 18/03/2015 18:42:46   Subject: Welsh government planning to clean up mines
Ive heard on the grapevine that the Welsh assembly or government or whatever is planning to clean up and or remediate the various lead mines in mid wales because of pollution. This worries me a tad. W
Topic: Drones
P Knight

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 05/03/2015 09:14:55   Subject: Drones
HA! Give that man a medal! :)
Topic: Drones
P Knight

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 03/03/2015 20:35:53   Subject: Drones
Ive been working on a rolling platform for caves and castles and it would not take too much imagination to use it in a mine. http://hackaday.io/project/1198-subterranean-investigation-device
I
Topic: HELP! Trelech Lead Mine Info/Map
P Knight

Forum: Mid Wales   Posted: 18/02/2015 13:05:50   Subject: HELP! Trelech Lead Mine Info/Map
Gasification research is focused on household waste, wood from renewable sources and factory waste that would otherwise end up in landfill. http://anagenesiscorporation.com/
This is the future!
Topic: HELP! Trelech Lead Mine Info/Map
P Knight

Forum: Mid Wales   Posted: 18/02/2015 12:00:13   Subject: HELP! Trelech Lead Mine Info/Map
As an engineer, wind farms are a joke and are far from being a solution to our power needs. Plus, why in wales. We have a power station in pembs that can supply all our power. Stick em in wales where
Topic: Lead mine near Nantgaredig.
P Knight

Forum: South Wales   Posted: 02/02/2015 19:26:04   Subject: Lead mine near Nantgaredig.
http://www.aditnow.co.uk/mines/Pontrhwnnws-Lead-Mine/
mine is added with photos and survey to follow.
Topic: Lead mine near Nantgaredig.
P Knight

Forum: South Wales   Posted: 02/02/2015 17:37:29   Subject: Lead mine near Nantgaredig.
On closer inspection i have noticed that the land owner has also cleared down by the river and there it is, clear as day, the portal that has eluded me for such a long time. It is well built and goes
Topic: Lead mine near Nantgaredig.
P Knight

Forum: South Wales   Posted: 02/02/2015 09:36:58   Subject: Lead mine near Nantgaredig.
This morning i drove over the bridge at Nantgaredig, there is a mine in this area, but ive failed to find it over the years. The land owner has cleared the tree's on the slope above the house and ther
Topic: Cynnant: recent activity?
P Knight

Forum: South Wales   Posted: 30/07/2013 22:11:45   Subject: Cynnant: recent activity?
There is some good information revealed on this discussion that would be nice to see on the mine page. Can the discussion be permanently linked to the page or shall i just cut and paste? Has anyone be
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