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Brecon forest tramroads

Stephen Hughes

Brecon forest tramroads

the archaeology of an early railway system

by Stephen Hughes

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Published by Royal Commission on Ancient and Historical Monuments in Wales in Aberystwyth, Dyfed .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Railroads -- Great Britain.,
  • Industrial archaeology -- Great Britain.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references.

    Other titlesThe archaeology of an early railway system.
    Statement[Stephen Hughes].
    ContributionsRoyal Commission on Ancient and Historical Monuments in Wales.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsTF57 .H84 1990
    The Physical Object
    Pagination347 p. :
    Number of Pages347
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL20053913M
    ISBN 101871184053

      A walk along the Brecon Forest Tramway, Upper Swansea Valley, South Wales, UK. Distance: 7 miles. Difficulty: Moderate. Downloadable audiotrail available. Search . Brecon Beacons National Park () The Black Mountain – years of history Brecon Beacons National Park. Hankinson R et al. () Black Mountains upland survey Welshpool: Clwyd-Powys Archaeological Trust (unpublished) Huges, S () The Archaeology of an Early Railway System. The Brecon Forest Tramroads Aberystwyth: Cambrian Printers.

    'The Brecon Forest Tramroads' by Stephen Hughes 'The Old Gunpowder Factory at Glynneath' by Pritchard, Evans and Johnson 'The Silica Mines of the Little Neath Valley' by by Tony Oldham. "The Brecon Forest Tramroads", S.R. Hughes, Workers at Anglo-Celtic Watch Co. (' Tick Tock'), Christmas Article & photo on Tick Tock Anglo Celtic in Bilington Post 5 January

    The Archaeology of an Early Railway System -- The Brecon Forest Tramroads by Stephen Hughes, published by The Royal Commission on Ancient and Historical Monuments in Wales, Aberystwyth. ISBN The Great Forest of Brecknock: A facet of Brecknockshire history by William Rees, published by Brecknock Museum, Brecon. Back to Page 1. Highlights. As you start out from Penwyllt – ‘the wild end’ in Welsh – it is difficult to imagine that this quiet former quarrying village was a major quicklime and brick production centre in the 19 th and early 20 th centuries. The five limestone quarries and brickworks which operated here between the s and s must have been quite a sight and made quite a din!


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The sites covered by the book were all associated with the Brecon Forest Tramroad, and apart from the forest itself, include the quarries at Penwyllt, the quarries and tramways on Cribarth, the rottenstone workings above Dan-yr-Ogof, the iron works at Banwen, collieries at Onllwyn, Drum and Gwaenclawdd, and the Ystrafera and Ynysgedwyn iron works and blast furnaces as well as other small sites.

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Numerous horse-drawn tramroads were constructed in South Wales during the Industrial Revolution, chiefly between the years and and connected with the iron and coal-mining industries. The earliest tramroads were "edge-railways", where the wagons were guided by having flanged wheels running on plain rails, but from around most tramroads in the area were being made according.

The Brecon Forest Tramroad - click on map to enlarge Branches An arm of the tramway leaves the main line at its crossing of the Nant Gyhirych and climbs more steeply to the south than the main line skirting the slopes of Fan Gyhirych and passing above Bwlch Bryn-rhudd en. Archaeology of an Early Railway System: Brecon Forest Tramroads (The Royal Commission on the Ancient & Historical Monuments of Wales) An informative, without ever being boring, book about the tramroad system in the Forest Fawr region of the Brecon Beacons.

An area which has recently been designated as a Geopark - the first in Wales.5/5(3). The Forest of Brecon Tramroad: Travelling up the Swansea valley the land becomes steeper and more travel to Sennybridge means crossing the great mountain mass called Fforest Fawr or the Great Forest of Brecon.

This is not a forest in the modern sense but. Books Llc., History of Swansea: Swansea and Mumbles Railway, Llanelly Railway, Swansea Canal, Neath and Tennant Canal, Swansea Airport, ISBN () Hughes, Stephen, The Brecon Forest Tramroads, RCAHM Wales, ISBN () Jones, G, Dunstone, D, & Watkins,T.

The Neath & Brecon Railway, Gomer, ISBN 1 1 (). Self-published work looking at the Brecon Forest Tramroad which was built in the s and later incorporated into the Neath and Brecon Railway.

Softback, pages, black & white and colour photographs. ISBN:. HUGHES, Stephen () The Brecon Forest Tramroads, Royal Commission on the Ancient and Historical Monuments of Wales, Aberystwyth. ISBN Jones, James R.

Pryse's handbook to the Breconshire and Radnorshire mineral springs: with notes and excerpts illustrating the history, antiquities, and topography of many of the surrounding towns.Description. Ink-line drawing of the varying types of rail found on the Brecon Forest Tramroad, "The Brecon Forest Tramroads", S.R.

Hughes, The Brinore Tramroad runs for 8 miles (13 km) from Talybont-on-Usk to Trefil, within the Brecon Beacons National Park in Wales. It was operational between and and linked the Tredegar iron works and Trefil limestone quarries to the Monmouth & Brecon canal at Talybont.