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Cefn Coed and Lewis Merthyr

April 14, 2012

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Driving down from Crynant, the former Cefn Coed Colliery is a remarkable sight. Currently, the chimney stack is surrounded in scaffolding; part of a £75,000 project to repair it. But it’s the headframes that are the really distinctive thing about the site. Sadly, they’re in a pretty sorry state. The colliery closed in 1968, but […]