Cymdeithas Mwyngloddiau Cymru
Autumn Conference / Field Meet - Weekend, 9th-10th
October 2010Towards 'a
better understanding'* -
New Research on Old Welsh Mines.
[* A quote from David Ewart Bick,
founder member & Chairman
of the WMS.]
Mid Wales : Machynlleth
Based at Plas
Dolguog Hotel, Penegoes, Machynlleth, Powys
Organisers ; George Hall & Roger Bird (Programme Manager);
|As to the programme of events, this was as follows:
On the Saturday there was a one-day indoor conference, titled
Held at Plas
Dolguog Hotel, Penegoes, Machynlleth, Powys, SY20
01654 702 244. Located just outside of Machynlleth on the A489 road to
at SH 761 017 (View
After a welcome address by George Hall, the presentation
of conference papers, chaired by David Roe, of new research on under-documented old mines, included : Brynyrafr, Esgairmwyn, Abbey
and environs and the Tywyn coal mine, together with new insights on
and smelting matters.
Download the full programme. Download the synopses. Download the flyer & booking form.
Saturday Evening - Conference
dinner, at Plas Dolguog, view the menu here. On the Sunday there was a site visit / field trip led by members of the Society,
to Glasdir mine ‘The birthplace of the
flotation process’. Met at 10.30 am, at the carpark at NGR SH 737 227, (View
OS Map), approximately one mile from the Ty'n-y-groes Hotel.
Conference proceedings will be edited by Dave Linton, for publication in 2011.
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