Talargoch Mine

British Mining No 31 – Talargoch Mine

by J.A. Thorburn

Talargoch mine, situated at Dyserth, was one of the most productive mines in Flintshire. It has produced minerals such as copper, silver and calamine, but it is most famous as a producer of lead ore, and from the 1860s, zinc ore. It is likely to have been worked since Roman times.

The Cornish engine house at Clive Shaft, a notable landmark has recently been consolidated and restored.

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A4 128pp, 27 plate’s, 32 figs
ISBN 0 901450 27 8

Look Inside to see some sample pages including the table of contents and index of mines.