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Trefrane Cliff Colliery Chimney

A Grade II Listed Building in Nolton and Roch (Nolton a'r Garn), Pembrokeshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.8345 / 51°50'4"N

Longitude: -5.1118 / 5°6'42"W

OS Eastings: 185698

OS Northings: 219679

OS Grid: SM856196

Mapcode National: GBR CD.VLQ3

Mapcode Global: VH1RB.B5X0

Entry Name: Trefrane Cliff Colliery Chimney

Listing Date: 13 November 1997

Last Amended: 13 November 1997

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 19085

Building Class: Industrial

Location: Situated about 1 km N of Nolton Haven below the coast road in steep valley just in from the sea-shore.

County: Pembrokeshire

Town: Haverfordwest

Community: Nolton and Roch (Nolton a'r Garn)

Community: Nolton and Roch

Locality: Trefrane

Traditional County: Pembrokeshire

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History

Later C19 boilerhouse chimney of the Trefrane Cliff Colliery, on the W edge of the Pembrokeshire coalfield. The Nolton and Newgale Coalfield had six main collieries in the later C19, Trefrane Cliff Colliery was the last to close, in 1905.

Exterior

Colliery chimney, square, rubble stone up to about one-third height, the rest of red brick, eroded at top. There are associated wall footings to the engine house and boiler adjoining the chimney.

Reasons for Listing

The last building left of the most westerly coalfield in Wales, included mainly for historic interest.

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  • II Church of St Madoc
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  • II The Old School
    Situated in corner of Nolton churchyard, fronting directly on road.
  • II* Nolton Rectory
    Situated opposite Nolton church in Nolton village.

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