Aberdulais Tin Works, Aberdulais

A water-powered electricity generating mill in the historic county of Glamorgan, Wales.

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The current overshot waterwheel is the largest hydro-electric wheel in Europe. The site, owned by the National Trust, has had many uses over it's long life. It has previously been a copper works, a fulling mill, and a corn mill, before finally ending as a tin works. Links about the site's history can be found in the sources section. The entire site is designated Scheduled Monument.

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Power source Water
Mill type Watermill
River Dulais
Mill function Electricity generating mill
Archive ID 12364
Location Aberdulais
Historic county Glamorgan
Country Wales, United Kingdom
NGR SS 77170 99512
Latitude/longitude 51.68069300, -3.77794400



  • Photo: Colin Smith
  • Photo: Colin Smith
  • Photo: Colin Smith



Colin Smith, September 2016


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