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Postby RichardHC » Sat Feb 09, 2019 6:28 pm

Two more reprints of Old Ordnance Survey Maps that will be of interest to WRRC members:

MAESTEG 1914, Glamorgan Sheet 26.09
ISBN 978 1 78721 213 8
This detailed map gives excellent coverage of Maesteg with its town centre, railways and old colliery workings.
Features include town centre with individual buildings neatly shown, Maesteg Merthyr Colliery, GWR Bridgend and Abergwynfi railway with station, North's Navigation Railway, Port Talbot Railway with station, St David's church, chapels, Maesteg Deep Colliery, tramways, numerous old coal levels, etc.

NANTYFFYLLON, Glamorgan Sheet, 26.05,
ISBN 978 1 78721 214 5
This detailed map covers the Nantyffyllon area, immediately north of Maesteg, with coverage stretching northward towards Spelter.
Features include Coegnant Colliery, North's Navigation Railway, GWR Bridgend and Abergwynfi railway, Coegnant Branch, Nantyffyllon station, Dyffryn; numerous old levels, trial levels, tramway routes and quarries; Twmpath-mawr, chapels. Away from the built-up area, the map has a vast number of old workings.

The maps are available from your local bookseller or the publisher ( They shouid also be available on eBay.
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