waw047538 WALES (1952).  View of Madoc quarry, Blaenau Ffestiniog, commissioned by Cawood Wharton & Co. Ltd.


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    Title [WAW047538] View of Madoc quarry, Blaenau Ffestiniog, commissioned by Cawood Wharton & Co. Ltd.
    Reference WAW047538
    Date 1952
    Coflein Archive Item 6414613
    Place name
    Parish
    District
    Region
    Country WALES
    Easting / Northing 270818,  344704
    Longitude / Latitude -3.924481826973,  52.983773481062
    National Grid Reference SH708447
    Image size (px)
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    Class31
    Saturday 28th of June 2014 09:16:39 PM
     The partly demolished Newborough Slate Mills. Originally they had an aqueduct or launder providing water power from the Afon Bowydd, and a branch line from the Ffestiniog Railway on the far side of the building to bring uncut slates and take away the finished product

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    MB
    Saturday 28th of June 2014 06:08:38 PM
     Great Western Railway branch line to Trawsfyndd and Bala Junction

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    MB
    Saturday 28th of June 2014 06:02:50 PM
    Should read Trawsfynydd, my typo, sorry

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    Thursday 24th of November 2016 12:30:45 PM
     Great Western Railway station and goods shed

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    MB
    Saturday 28th of June 2014 06:01:21 PM
     Duffws Station, Ffestiniog narrow-gauge railway

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     Inclined plane at Trefeini

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     Pant-yr-ynn Woollen Mill. Large overshot waterwheel visible

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     Drum house at the top of an inclined plane. Slate trucks would be lowered by rope or chain using a brake drum and gravity

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    Saturday 28th of June 2014 05:46:11 PM
     Drum house at top of an inclined plane

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    Saturday 28th of June 2014 05:45:00 PM
     Maenofferen Quarries main mill.

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    Class31
    Saturday 17th of May 2014 12:54:54 PM
     Listed Bethesda Chapel, Manod Listing particulars are as follows Location On the street-line at the N end of Manod beyond the Capel Bethesda and cemetery. History Interior Exterior History: Built as the Bethesda Methodist Chapel in 1819; called St. Martin's Hall earlier this century when used as a church hall, apparently with seating for 750 persons. The contemporary No.64 was the former minister's house. Exterior: Rectangular chapel of rubble construction with shallow-pitched renewed slate roof; half-hipped gable to the front. Symmetrical 2-storey, 3-bay facade with plain 2-storey rubble pilasters to the sides and dividing the bays. Central arched entrance with projecting keystone ; modern part-glazed doors. Similarly-arched tall flanking windows with fan glazing to upper segments and plain late C19 glazing below; projecting slate cills. Small-paned arched windows with fan glazing to upper floor; cills as before. Plain slate string-course above, terminating the pilasters. Half-hipped roof to rear and further small-pane fenestration (flat-arched) on 4 levels in the arrangement: 2 outer, 2 inner, 2 outer and at the apex a central window. Interior: Simple gallery to road side on plain cast-iron columns; accessed via a later C19 single-flight stair with turned balusters and newel. Pine joinery throughout. All windows except those facing the road on the upper floor were externally boarded at the time of inspection (June 1995). Adjoining the chapel and both stepped-down and set back, the former minister's house (No.64). Construction as before with plain gable end chimney to R; plain capping and weather coursing. Part-glazed, 4-panel Victorian door (arched, glazed upper panels) with single window to R on 2 floors; plain C19 sashes (restored). An unusual and restrained earlier C19 chapel in a prominent road-side location. Reference: G.J Williams, Hanes Plwyf Ffestiniog, p.147. Reason for Listing References This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building. Notes: On the street-line at the N end of Manod beyond the Capel Bethesda and cemetery. Source: Cadw

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    Saturday 17th of May 2014 12:52:49 PM