Craig-yr-Aral Level & The Gas Works Level

Craig-yr-Aral Level & The Gas Works Level

Craig-yr-Aral Level.
This coal level was situated close to the top end where Arrail Street is today, it may have been connected with the nearby Pant-yr-Aral Farm. The farm was demolished when the houses on Arrail Street was constructed. The Pant-yr-Aral Farm was located where numbers 4, 6 and 8 Upper Arrail Street is today.

In 1849 it was reported that a company from Brecon had leased the land off the Hanbury Estate and had sent in a team of engineers to open a trial level and test the coal seam. Surveyors said there were 900 acres to be mined and the seam extended below the Arael Farm.

Gas Works Level.
This coal level was situated on the side of the Arael Mountain opposite where the Tesco Supermarket is today.


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