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Blaencanaid Furnace

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at Blaencanaid, south west of Merthyr Tydfil.

This was a very small 16th century blast furnace, probably no more than 12 ft high. Limited excavation was carried out in 1965.[1]

Formerly a scheduled ancient monument, it was descheduled in 1993.

See Coflein entry.

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Sources of Information

  1. 'Mines, Mills and Furnaces' by Morgan Rees, HMSO, 1969