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Latitude: 51.6611 / 51°39'40"N
Longitude: -3.7119 / 3°42'42"W
OS Eastings: 281686
OS Northings: 197204
OS Grid: SS816972
Mapcode National: GBR H6.6K21
Mapcode Global: VH5GP.MH0Y
Entry Name: Cwm Pelenna ventilation stack
Listing Date: 6 March 2000
Last Amended: 6 March 2000
Source ID: 22888
Building Class: Industrial
Location: On open hillside approximately 1.6km ENE of Tonmawr, and sited on high ground on the E side of an unclassified road to Fforch dwm.
County: Neath Port Talbot
Locality: Cwm Blaenpelenna
Traditional County: Glamorgan
Built in the 1830s as a ventilation stack with hillside flue for a local coal level. Structures below the flue belong to a later C19 colliery.
A truncated square rubble stone ventilation stack with rounded angles, standing on a square base. The stack stands approximately 5m high. On the downhill (W) side of the base is a round arch at the upper end of a stone flue visible in the hillside below.
Listed for its industrial archaeological interest as a rare survival associated with the developing South Wales coal industry of the early C19.
Scheduled Ancient Monument Gm 458 (NEP).
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