bryneglwys slate quarried

  • Bryn Eglwys

    Bryn Eglwys lies on the same veins of slate as the quarries further east around Corris and Aberllefenni. Slate was first quarried at Bryn Eglwys in the 1840s, by John Pughe of Aberdovey, the end product being carried to Aberdovey by pack animals or on carts or sledges for onward shipment by sea.

  • Bryn Eglwys 1979 (Remains Of The Welsh Slate Industry)

    [Pic 02] Bryn Eglwys Slate Quarry - Drum hut next to Waterwheel pit & Compressor house (1979) Across the way from the Managers house was the Drum hut (for a winding drum that was used to uphaul - via a cable to an inclined shaft - from chamber 8B) and directly behind this was a waterwheel of (app.) 20 foot diameter,...

  • Bryneglwys (Abergynolwyn) Slate Mine information and photos

    Bryneglwys Quarries Surface Plan (137Kb) Map / Survey Uploaded April 24 th 2009 by Robert 41 Major Mining Region Bryneglwys (Abergynolwyn) Slate Mine belongs to the Corris & Southern Merioneth/Meirionnydd region.

  • BRYNEGLWYS SLATE QUARRY - A People's Story of Wales

    Description. Aerial photograph of Bryneglwys Slate Quarry looking west. Taken on 17 October 2005.

  • Water Powered Chain Incline at Bryneglwys Slate Quarry ...

    Water Powered Chain Incline at Bryneglwys Slate Quarry is a Scheduled Monument in Llanfihangel-y-Pennant, Gwynedd, Wales. See why it was listed, view it on a map, see visitor comments and photos and share your own comments and photos of this building.

  • Treasure Maps: A glimpse into Bryneglwys

    Jul 12, 2014 · A glimpse into Bryneglwys After a gap of a couple of years, we returned to Abergynolwyn to have another look at the Bryneglwys slate quarry. It was a beautiful, bright day and the landscape was beyond any adjectives I could think up.