Cwm Valley Levels

Llandavel Colliery Cwm Valley

The Llandavel Colliery Cwm Valley. The Llandavel Colliery was a coal level and was mentioned in a report from April 1865 and being owned by Mr John Russell. The Village. The workman’s cottages at Llandavel, Cwm were built about 1873. The Monmouthshire & Cwm Collieries Co. In 1880 the Llandavel Colliery was listed as being owned by the Monmouthshire & ... Read More »

New Penyvan Level.

New Penyvan Level. In the late 1880’s the new Penyvan Level was established, it was on the same side of the mountain just south of the Graig Fawr Colliery near Llandafal Village, Cwm. The tramway from this new Penyvan Level came down into the Graig Fawr Colliery and was connected by a surface tramway to the old Penyvan Colliery towards ... Read More »

Old Penyvan Colliery

Penyvan Colliery. One of the earliest known collieries in the district, it was situated on the mountain slightly north west of the Aberbeeg Colliery with its tramway coming down towards the River Ebbw Fawr (as seen on the map). The Penyvan Coal Company. In the early 1800’s the Penyvan Coal Company had established the colliery and installed the tramway to ... Read More »

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