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Cartographic sources

Ordnance Survey Caernarvonshire and Merioneth 1886-1918 series 25”/1 mile

Ordnance Survey 1976 series 1/10,000 maps

Unpublished documents


Davies, J, Hanes Chwarelau Ffestiniog (ms., 1875)

Davidson A, Jones G P & Gwyn D Rh, Gwynedd Quarrying Landscapes GAT report 129

GAT, Oakeley Quarry: Archaeological Assessment GAT report 341

Gwyn, D Rh & Davidson, A, Gwynedd Slate Quarries: An Archaeological Survey GAT report 152

Gwyn, D Rh, Gwynedd Slate Quarries: An Archaeological Survey GAT report 252

Gwyn DRh: Gwynedd Metalliferous Mines Survey GAT report 322

Plas Tan y Bwlch industrial archaeology course, surveys of Llechwedd, Maneofferen, Diffwys Casson, Graig Ddu, Votty and Bowydd and Oakeley quarries

Isherwood, G J, Rhiwbryfdir Fawr (t.s. history of Oakeley Quarry in DRO)

Visual material

National Library of Wales

John Thomas photographic series

Caernarfon Record Office

XCHS and XS collection

Dolgellau Record Office

ZS collection

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