Henwain Colliery

Henwain Colliery Loop Circuit 1900

Henwain Colliery – Coal Train Loop Circuit 1900. A map showing the area of Henwain Colliery in 1900, also the layout of the old Coal Train Loop Circuit from the Lower Deep Colliery at East Pentwyn Blaina. Points of interest – Railway Terrace, Colliers Row and Henwaun Row are now incorporated into Abertillery Road and Mount Pleasant Row (top right) ... Read More »

Henwain Colliery Loop Circuit 1880

Henwain Colliery – Coal Train Loop Circuit 1880. A map showing the area of Henwain Colliery in 1880, also the layout of the old Coal Train Loop Circuit from the Lower Deep Colliery at East Pentwyn Blaina. Points of interest – The early street names different from today. Railway Terrace, Colliers Row, Henwaun Row and Mount Pleasant Row (top right) ... Read More »

Henwain Colliery

Henwain Colliery. The name of the colliery was Henwain (English) or Henwaun (Welsh) There were 2 shafts on the site of the colliery. One Winding Shaft and one Ventilation Shaft. (The ventilation shaft can be seen on the image above far right). It was located on the Eastern side of the Blaina valley on Mynydd James Mountain between Blaina and ... Read More »

Henwain Colliery Blaina

Henwain Colliery Blaina. The name of the colliery was Henwain (English) or Henwaun (Welsh – Old Moor) There were 2 shafts on the site of the colliery, One Winding Shaft, the other was a Ventilation Shaft. The Colliery was located on the Eastern side of the Blaina valley on Mynydd James Mountain between Blaina and Bournville. Opened by Messrs Crawshay ... Read More »

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