|Location||Cwm Cottage farm on Rhiwlas estate|
|Production and Employment|
Possible manganese mine.
At the end of 1906 a lease was drawn up for R J Lloyd Price and William Owen for the mining rights at Cwm Cottage (together with Caefadog, Nant yr Helfa and Rhydyfen) for one year (with provision for converting to 20 years in a year’s time) for a consideration of £20 p.a. with a royalty of 1s/ton of manganese [GAS DAO: Z/DDD/3/22, 25]. (The lease also included the right to work graphite with a royalty of 1/10th of the value of graphite produced.)