The 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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