Before Taff Merthyr Colliery closed, the Royal Commission on the 
Ancient and Historical Monuments of Wales  identified the mine's 
principal surface features and recorded their function in detail. 
Recording what actually happens at industrial sites and how they 
operate is known as process recording.  They have published the first 
in a series of short accounts of the processes on their Heritage in 
Wales blog. Go to for more 


Dr Peter Claughton,
Blaenpant Morfil, nr. Rosebush, Clynderwen, Pembrokeshire, Wales  SA66 7RE.
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