Y Glyn Factory, Aberarth

A water-powered woollen mill in the historic county of Cardiganshire, Wales.

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Grade II Listed Y Glyn Factory was built in 1865, and operated from 1866 to c1957 by the Pugh family. The main building is single-storey on its north-west-facing front elevation, and two-storey on the south-east side, overlooking a steep-sided gully cut by a small tributary. It is built of whitewashed rubblestone, and has a hipped slate roof. An outbuilding with an asymmetrical gable facing south-west is attached at the west corner. at the north-east side there is a single-storey building, with a breast-shot waterwheel on its north-west side. Water was supplied by a 400 metre-long leat from a weir on the Afon Arth at SN4821563463, crossing the steep-sided gully by a concrete aqueduct to reach the mill.

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Power source Water
Mill type Watermill
River Arth
Mill function Woollen mill
Archive ID 13700
Location Aberarth, Dyffryn Arth
Historic county Cardiganshire
Country Wales, United Kingdom
NGR SN 48025 63776
Latitude/longitude 52.25115062, -4.22776486




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