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Berth-Llwyd & Cefn Coch Gold Mining Complex

A Scheduled Monument in Ganllwyd, Gwynedd

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Latitude: 52.7938 / 52°47'37"N

Longitude: -3.9021 / 3°54'7"W

OS Eastings: 271842

OS Northings: 323495

OS Grid: SH718234

Mapcode National: GBR 60.X0LY

Mapcode Global: WH56H.114K

Entry Name: Berth-Llwyd & Cefn Coch Gold Mining Complex

Scheduled Date: 9 November 1981

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 2493

Cadw Legacy ID: ME119

Schedule Class: Industrial

Category: Mill

Period: Post Medieval/Modern

County: Gwynedd

Community: Ganllwyd

Traditional County: Merionethshire


A gold mining complex which has been divided into a number of separate Items Most of the remains lie in an area of rocky mountain grazing with grass and quite a bit of bracken.

The monument is of national importance for its potential to enhance our knowledge of Modern industrial Wales. It retains significant archaeological potential, with a strong probability of the presence of associated archaeological features and deposits. The structures themselves may be expected to contain archaeological information concerning chronology and building techniques.

The scheduled area comprises the remains described and areas around them within which related evidence may be expected to survive.

Source: Cadw

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