Alternative names
LocationSH824397 [Cotterell 2006]
Production and Employment

Possible manganese mine. Described as a “manganese-bearing vein” [Halse 1892: 947]

At the end of 1906 a lease was drawn up for R J Lloyd Price and William Owen for the mining rights at Rhydyfen (together with Caefadog, Cwm Cottage and Nant yr Helfa) 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.)