Hendre Gwyndir – New Red Ash Level

Hendre Gwyndir – New Red Ash Level

Hendre Gwyndir – New Red Ash Level.
This level became the New Red Ash Level. It was more than probably named after the Hendre Gwyndir (spelt in many different ways) farm that was close by. It was driven into the North Eastern side of the top end of the Cwmtillery Valley just above where the reservoir is now, it was part of the Cwmtillery Red Ash Colliery Levels and became the New Red Ash Colliery. Upon Nationalisation Hendre Gwyndre Level was owned by the Lancaster Co. It was under the control of the N.C.B in 1947.

The tramway route was down to where the Reservoir House is now, down parallel with the road past the lakes, Lake Villa and into the Cwmtillery Colliery for transport by rail.

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