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Anglesey Archives
Mynydd Parys Dam Removal Project, Anglesey

Reference code(s): GB 0221 WCD 403

Held at: Anglesey Archives

Title: Dyffryn Adda Project (Parys and Mona Mines), Mynydd Parys Dam Removal Project.

Short Title: Mynydd Parys Dam Removal Project, Anglesey

Creation date(s): 2003

Level of description: Fonds

Extent: 0.026 cubic metres (2 items)

Name of creator(s): Ove Arup & Partners Ltd.

CONTEXT

Administrative/Biographical history: The copper mines of Mynydd Parys, Anglesey were at their most productive during the late 18th cent. By the mid 19th cent. when deep mining no longer took place a dam was constructed within the mountain to hold back the water. In 2001, it was realized that the poor condition of the dam posed a significant risk to the inhabitants of the town of Amlwch. This report therfore, provides details of the steps undertaken to drain the water and make safe the dam.

CONTENT

Scope and content/abstract: One volume with sections entitled: project background; the works; outstanding issues; recommendations; figures; and photographs. Also includes plan of south side drainage leate and shaft top levels.

ACCESS AND USE

Language/scripts of material: English

System of arrangement: Arranged into the following: report & plan.

Conditions governing access: No restrictions

Conditions governing reproduction: Usual copyright regulations apply

Finding aids: Hard copies of the catalogue are available at Archifdy Ynys Môn/Anglesey County Record Office and the National Register of Archives. It is the policy of Gwasanaeth Archifdy Ynys Môn/Anglesey County Archives Service to catalogue in the language of the document

ARCHIVAL INFORMATION

Appraisal, destruction and scheduling information: All records which meet the collection policy of the Anglesey County Record Office have been retained

Accruals: Accruals are not expected.

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition: Private deposit

ALLIED MATERIALS

DESCRIPTION NOTES

Archivist's note: Compiled by Gaynor Elizabeth Nice for Archifdy Ynys Môn/Anglesey Record Office. The following source was used in the compilation of this description: Archifdy Ynys Môn/Anglesey Record Office, Dyffryn Adda Project (Parys and Mona Mines), Mynydd Parys Dam Removal Project.

Rules or conventions: This description follows ANW guidelines based on ISAD(G) second edition, AACR2 and LCSH.

Date(s) of descriptions: December 2007


INDEX ENTRIES
Subjects
Abandoned mines | Wales | Anglesey | Reports and plans
Copper mines and mining | Wales | Anglesey
Dam | Wales | Anglesey | Reports

Personal names

Corporate names

Places
Amlwch (Wales)
Anglesey (Wales)
Parys Mountain (Wales)

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