Cwm Valley Levels

Llandavel Colliery Cwm Valley

Llandavel Colliery Cwm Valley. Llandavel Colliery was a Level and was mentioned in a report from April 1865 and being owned by Mr John Russell. In 1880 as being owned by the Monmouthshire & Cwm Collieries Co. The Monmouthshire & Cwm Collieries Company was Messrs John and Richard Stanfield and Mr David Nurse. This partnership was dissolved in May 1900. ... Read More »

New Penyvan Level.

New Penyvan Level. In the late 1880s 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. The earliest colliery 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). In the early 1800s the Penyvan Coal Company had established the Colliery and installed the tramway to connect with the Ebbw Vale and to ... Read More »

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