Charlotte Elizabeth Mill, Gwynfynydd Gold Mine, Ganllwyd

A water-powered crushing mill and mine mill/wheel in the historic county of Merionethshire, Wales.

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Mill for processing the ore from the nearby Gywnfynydd gold mine. Originally built in 1869 as the Charlotte Elizabeth mill, containing a 16-stamp mill and Britten Pans, driven by a 36ft diameter by 5ft wide water wheel. The mill was re-equipped and extended in 1888 with a 40-stamp mill driven by a turbine and 50 h.p. steam engine. It was renovated in 1934, but burnt out in 1935.

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Power source Water
Mill type Watermill
River Mawddach
Mill function Crushing mill, Mine mill/wheel
Archive ID 13060
Location Ganllwyd
Historic county Merionethshire
Country Wales, United Kingdom
NGR SH 7354 2747
Latitude/longitude 52.82983390, -3.87847738




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