Portfolio of 6 Inch Plans, Rhondda, Glamorgan Sheet 18, Underground Plans

Scope and Content

The cover of the portfolio describes the contents as 'Area 4, 6" Records, Glam XVIII'. A series of plans showing underground workings in the area covered by Ordnance Survey, Glamorgan Sheet 18.

The following collieries are located in this area: Ynysfeio, Abergorchy (Abergorki), Park, Dare, Lady Margaret, Tyle Coch, Tynybedw, Pentre, Bodringallt, Nebo Level, Maerdy, Ferndale, Fforchwen,Trewen, Cwmaman, Fforchaman, Cwmneol, Fforchneol, Aberaman, Abercwmboi, Middle Duffryn, Old Duffryn, Letty Shenkin.

The following places are located in this area: Treherbert, Treorchy, Pentre, Ferndale, Tylorstown, Cwmaman, Abercwmboi and Aberaman. Plans are undated but overall they show workings dated c1860-c1974.

The plans show workings in the following seams: Clay Seam, Tormynydd (Morgan and Ramsey), Graig, Gorllwyn Rider, Gorllwyn, Abergorchi, No.2 Rhondda, Pentre, Lower Pentre, Bedwlwyn No.2, No.3 Rhondda (two plans, one of which has unidentified boundary markings), Two Feet Nine, Four Feet, No.1 Yard (three plans, one of which has unidentified boundary markings), Six Feet (two plans, one of which has unidentified boundary markings), Red Vein (three plans, one of which has unidentified boundary markings), Nine Feet (four plans, one of which has unidentified boundary markings), Bute Rider, Bute (two plans, one of which has unidentified boundary markings), No.2 Yard (three plans, one of which has unidentified boundary markings), Seven Feet (three plans, one of which has unidentified boundary markings). Five Feet (1 plan and 1 overlay, main plan has unidentified boundary markings) and Gellideg (plan and overlay).

Custodial History

Original reference: DNCB/73/46