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Croeswylan Shaft


This shaft would appear to be a trial shaft looking for coal. It is situated in a rear garden of a house on Morda Road near to the junction with Croeswylan Lane. and goes down to 372 feet deep with a coal seam 3 foor thick at 188 feet deep.

1911 Geological survey map showing the shaft in the rear garden of a house on Morda Road near to the junction of Croeswyllan Lane. It appears to be a trial shaft and went down to 372feet. According to this map it would appear that they found a 3 foot coal seam at 188 feet.

Source Ken Owen
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