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Tower Colliery

By RobbieWales
Tower Colliery was the oldest continuously worked deep-coal mine in the United Kingdom, and possibly the world, and the only mine of its kind remaining in the South Wales Valleys. It is located near the villages of Hirwaun and Rhigos, north of the town of Aberdare in the Cynon Valley south,the colliery was last worked on 18 January, 2008 and the official closure of the colliery occurred on 25 January.

Tags: Architecture Mine Colliery Aberdare Hirwaun

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glyndwr 13 66 10 Wales
18 Apr 2010 7:30PM
Well done Rob.
Good text and record shot.


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Richsr 13 91 223 England
20 Apr 2010 7:29PM
Good information and record capture.
Regards Richard

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