THE OGMORE VALLEY

LOCAL HISTORY & HERITAGE SOCIETY

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Mary Shaft

Mary-Pit-site

Like the Catherine Pit and the Anne Pit, The Mary Pit was named after one of Sir William Lewis’s daughters. It was sunk only to a depth of 18.3M before it was abandoned.

 

Construction of the foundations for the Mary Pit, 1923
Remains of 2nd Rhondda Main Colliery 1935-40 and the site of the Ogmore Valley Central Washery 1955-86
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