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Ogmore Valley Collieries

The Ogmore Valley once had many deep coal mines and numerous levels (drift mines). The deep pits included:

Rhondda Main - sunk in 1914 and closed in 1924
Aber - sunk in approx 1865, closure date unknown
Penllwyngwent - sunk in 1905 and closed in 1969
Wyndham - sunk in 1886 and closed in 1984
Western - sunk in 1887 and closed in 1984


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