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club logo   Parys Underground Group
Contact: Secretary Year formed: 1998
Email:   Membership: 30
Website: http://www.parysmountain.co.uk  
Facebook: Not supplied  
Activities:
  Undx      Surv      Excn      Capg      Arch      FldM      ARes      Libr      Lect   
Area of interest: Exploration, conservation and promotion
Classes of membership: Full membership £6 per annum. Members must also hold BCA insurance either taken out through the Group, or by another channel (CDG or other caving club). This is an additional £18 for standard underground insurance.
Temporary membership (17 days) £10. This includes 17 days BCA underground insurance, for guided underground tours.
Publications: Newsletter
Archive collection: See internet sites: http:// www.copperkingdom.co.uk and http://www.amlwchdata.co.uk
Artefact collection: Some artefacts on show at the Amlwch Industrial Heritage Centre Tel: 01407-832277. 0pen seasonally.
Owned or leased site 
or access controlled:
Contact:
Alan Kelly, Access Officer.
1, Bryn Seion, Rhosgoch,
Amlwch, Anglesey LL68 OAE Tel: 01407 711094
Current projects: Negotiating leases for the Parys and Mona mines.
Publicity: Heritage Trust leaflets for marked surface trail can be downloaded from http://www.copperkingdom.co.uk. Underground information sheet available on request via Group website.
Services: Microbiological/mineralogical and geochemical analysis.
This mine has a proven history of 4000 years of copper mining. Bronze age sites and tools have been found underground. In the 18th century the Parys mines under Thomas Williams dominated the world market in copper.
Last updated: 30/10/2017

The Parys mine open pit, with the ruins of the windmill on the skyline, once used for pumping

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