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Map of the Ogmore Valley

Map of the Ogmore Valley

Part of the Ogmore Valley

The Ogmore Valley once had many deep coal mines and numerous levels (drift mines). The deep pits included:

Rhondda Main - sunk in 1914 and closed in 1924, Aber - sunk in approx 1865, closure date unknown, Penllwyngwent - sunk in 1905 and closed in 1969, Wyndham - sunk in 1984 and closed in 1886, Western - sunk in 1984 and closed in 1887

 

To see what this area looked like in 1884 click here.

Other maps:
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| ogmore | llynfi


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