Dinas Oleu

LocationSH618155 (Area map showing location.)
Production and Employment
RemainsLarge open quarry behind Last Inn, Barmouth. (March 2002)
AccessCan be viewed from path (public Right-of Way).

graphic: plan

Although listed as a manganese mine [GAT SMR: 20577], this location is in the top of the Barmouth Formation which is stratigraphically above the Hafotty Formation which contains the manganese ore bed [Allen & Jackson 1985a: 50, 51]. It has the appearance of a stone quarry.

photo: quarry   Dinas Oleu quarry

photo: quarry   Dinas Oleu quarry

Higher up in the quarry.

There is no obvious sign of manganese mining visible.