Gwynedd's slate world heritage plans put to the public,
Gorseddau and Prince of Wales slate quarries, railways and mill Ffestiniog's slate mines, quarries, "city of slates" and the railway to Porthmadog Bryneglwys slate quarry, Abergynolwyn village and,Gwynedd slate industry's world heritage status boost - BBC,,Image caption Gwynedd's slate industry is one of 11 UK contenders . Efforts to win World Heritage Site status for north Wales' slate industry have been boosted after it was put on a UK shortlist,North Wales Quarries - wallingwonderlandfo,"Welsh Slate - Archaelology and History of an Industry", David Gwyn, Royal Commission on the Ancient & Historical Monuments of Wales (RCAHMW), ISBN: 978-1-871184-51-8 General information on quarrying and some quarries in particular, see David Sallery's The Slate Industry of North and Mid WalesAberllefenni quarries - Wikipedia,The Slate Industry of North and Mid Wales. Archived from the original on 8 June 2011 "Photos of a Walk to Aberllefenni". dolgellau. Archived from the original on 1 December 2008. "photos of Aberllefenni and surrounding area". geograph "Aberllefenni Slate Quarry". Mine-ExplorerSlate landscape of North West Wales UK's preferred World,,The site was the world’s greatest exporter of slate during the mid 19th century, becoming a key part of the social and economic fabric of North Wales. The slate mined from the area also had a,Gwynedd slate landscape set for Unesco world heritage bid,,The slate landscape around Gwynedd will be the UK's preferred nomination for Unesco World Heritage site status. The area is said to have "roofed the 19th Century world" as slate from its quarries,The hidden history of Wales - HistoryExtra,The BBC Four programme Hidden Wales explores how the nation evolved from a wild pre-industrial setting to a modern country. History Extra spoke to presenter Will Millard about the hidden histories he found - from the abandoned Jacobean mansions of mid-Wales to the slate quarry that housed 3,000 works of art during the Second World War…North American Slate - UK Slate,UK Slate stocks slate from the North American states of Vermont and Virginia. In Vermont, slate deposits were discovered near Fair Haven in 1839, but it wasn’t until the mid -1840s that Slate quarrying in Vermont developed into an industry. The roof of a barn one mile south of Fair Haven was the first to be covered with slate in 1848.Llechwedd Deep Mine Tour, Blaenau Ffestiniog, North Wales,,In the mid-1700s Blaenau Ffestiniog was built to house the miners working in nearby slate mines. One hundred years later the slate industry was booming, and the quarries had grown in size. The town now had a school and a church, and a population of over 11,000. However, during the 1890s the industry suffered and several quarries closed down.