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Latitude: 51.6204 / 51°37'13"N
Longitude: -3.6943 / 3°41'39"W
OS Eastings: 282797
OS Northings: 192645
OS Grid: SS827926
Mapcode National: GBR H7.93GZ
Mapcode Global: VH5GW.XJ9N
Entry Name: Cae'r Mynydd Ventilation Furnace and Mine
Scheduled Date: 2 August 2000
Source ID: 3982
Cadw Legacy ID: GM547
Schedule Class: Industrial
Period: Post Medieval/Modern
County: Neath Port Talbot (Castell-nedd Port Talbot)
Traditional County: Glamorgan
The monument comprises the remains of a ventilation furnace dating to the 19th century. The structure housed a brazier for ventilating a nearby drift mine. The entry to a level is immediately adjacent, with the base of a small haulage engine in front of it, and coal tip downhill of the furnace.
The monument is of national importance for its potential to enhance our knowledge of the early nineteenth century coal mining industry. The structures may be expected to contain archaeological information in regard to chronology, building techniques and functional detail. A colliery may be part of a larger cluster of industrial monuments and their importance can further enhanced by their group value.
The scheduled area comprises the remains described and areas around them within which related evidence may be expected to survive.