Abertillery & District Coal Levels

Cwmtillery Old Red Ash Levels

Cwmtillery Old Red Ash Levels. The map shows the six entrances of the Cwmtillery Old Red Ash Level, also the position in relation to Gwastod Farm. This is a small section of a map that is in two sections of 7′ feet long each, showing the whole area of coal mined in this level. Read More »

Rosemont Coal Level – Clyn Mawr

Rosemont Coal Level – Clyn Mawr. The Rosemont Coal Levels were situated on the southern end of Mynydd James just behind the Clyn Mawr Uchaf Farm, at the back of where Attlee Avenue is today. It mined coal from beneath the lower part of Mynydd James with the workings extending up to where the Cwmtillery Top Rows were. The Blaina ... Read More »

Rosemont Coal Level – Clyn Mawr

Rosemont Coal Level – Clyn Mawr. The map shows the entrances of the Rosemont Coal Level under the lower western part of Mynydd James. It was from these entrances that the coal was brought out and the waste tipped to form the tips behind Attlee Avenue. Read More »

Rhiw Colbren Coal Level

Rhiw Colbren Coal Level. This colliery consited of series of coal levels numbered 1 to 4, each driven into and under the Arael Mountain from Old Blaina Road. Mr Thomas F. Salt. Owned and opened in the late 1890’s by Mr Thomas Salt of Abertillery, prior to opening the Rhiw Colbren levels Mr Salt was the manager of the Arael ... Read More »

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