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OGOF, LLANYMYNECH HILL, ALLEGED ROMAN COPPER MINE

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© Copyright and database right 2020. All rights reserved. Ordnance Survey licence number 0100022206

NPRN 307004

Map Reference SJ22SE

Grid Reference SJ26562221

Unitary (Local) Authority Powys

Old County Montgomeryshire

Community Carreghofa

Type of Site COPPER MINE

Broad Class UNASSIGNED

Period Roman

Site Description Much RB material has been encountered in copper-workings, comprising chambers, galleries and shafts, including coin hoards and burials, 2nd-4th c. AD.
(source Os495card; SJ22SE10)
Recent (1981) excvations on the Llanymynech Hill enclosure defences (Nprn92487, Musson & Northover 1989) indicate metalworking from a local source from c.200BC.
RCAHMW AP965131/41-3
J.Wiles 13.11.02

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