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Cwmcarn Colliery Coal Mine (United Kingdom)


Started in 1836 as Abercarn No 6 but was known as Cwmcarn Pit by 1878 acting as the downcast shaft for Prince of Wales colliery, but was dis-used by 1902.
In 1912 the Ebbw Vale Steel & Iron Co re-opened it and sank a new Upcast shaft in 1914. The mine was known as Prince of wales and closed in 1968.

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Last updated September 10th 2009 by Dai the Pitman
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Last updated June 6th 2009 by ICLOK

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Major Mining Region

Cwmcarn Colliery Coal Mine belongs to the South Wales region.

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