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HRS 886 Llanlleiana 'Porcelain' works

The works is situated in small cove at the most northerly part of Wales. "It produced porcelain from deposits of china clay found on Dinas Gynfor nearby. The works consists of a main building and a remote chimney, this was to direct the noxious fumes away from the working areas. The works closed in 1920 after being damaged by fire." SEE www.penmorfa.com for further information.
The building and quarry are both shown on the 1900 OS map, but there does not appear to be any kilns on site. Perhaps the building was used to prepare the china clay for firing at Porth Wen? The chimney on the hillside is there to create extra draught for the boiler, building into the hill side means there was no need to build a tall and expensive chimney. KH
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Keywords:anglesey, china clay, cymru, geology, llanlleiana, porcelain, wales, ynys mon

HRS 886 Llanlleiana 'Porcelain' works