Welsh Mines Society
Cymdeithas Mwyngloddiau Cymru

Summer Field Meet - Weekend, 7th - 8th June 2008
Mid-Wales - Plynlimon & Blaen Caelan
Based at the George Borrow Hotel, Pont Erwyd
Organisers : George Hall & Robert Ireland

As to the programme of events, this was as follows:
  • Saturday, 7th June - Plynlimon Mine, SN 795 856 - View OS Map
     (See David Bick’s 'The Old Metal Mines of Mid-Wales; Pt.2', pp.6-8)

    Met at 11:00am, at the Eisteddfa Curig car park SN 797 841, (View OS Map) at the summit of the Plynlimon Pass on the A44 between Llangurig and Aberystwyth, for a walk to the Plynlimon Mine.
    Copy of field notes by David James and George Hall can be found here.

  • Saturday Evening - The evening meal, was 6:30pm for 7:00pm at the George Borrow Hotel, Pont Erwyd.

  • Sunday, 8th June - Blaen Caelan, SN 716 905 - View OS Map
     (See David Bick’s 'The Old Metal Mines of Mid-Wales; Pt.3', pp.36-37, under Blaenceulan).

    Met at 10.30a.m. at Rhyd-yr-onen farm, courtesy of the owner Mr. John Thomas.  From there we walked to Nant-y-Nod and Blaen Ceulan Mines.  Nant-y-Nod entails a fair climb and those who wished to avoid this went direct to Blaen Ceulan along the valley.

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