Coed-Ely Colliery, Coed Ely, Rhondda-Cynon-Taff, Wales, UK
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|Latitude & Longitude (WGS84):||51° 33' 49'' North , 3° 25' 16'' West|
|Latitude & Longitude (decimal):||51.5637879744, -3.42120187163|
|UK National Grid Reference:||ST015860|
Other/historical region names associated with this locality: Mid Glamorgan; Glamorgan
Following reconstruction schemes in the 1950s & 60s, Coed Ely was linked underground and worked jointly with Cwm Colliery at Llantwit Fardre, over 5km to the east By the 1970's the collieries jointly produced 515,000 tons of steam coal a year with a workforce of 1,580 men.
Coed Ely Colliery closed in November 1986 and the site has since been landscaped.
12 entries listed. 12 valid minerals.
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