Industrial Wales
Oakfield and Henllys
Oakfield Wireworks, Henllys Colliery and brickworks at Ty Coch and Llandowlais
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The Industrial Archaeology and history of Oakfield and Henllys

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Oakfield Wireworks and Brickworks,     Henllys Incline,     Henllys Colliery main adit,     Henllys Colliery upcast shaft,
    Reservoirs, Quarries and other bits and pieces.

or here to explore
the rest of Cwmbran and Pontnewydd     or     The brickworks of Monmouthshire

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There's a map on Google with most of the main sites pinpointed here :- Click Here to open it in a new tab.

Historic photos of the area

Photos of Henllys Colliery, the incline and the brickworks when working seem to be very few and far between.
If anyone has any more they would like to share, they would be very welcome.
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