ST5055 : Roman lead mines at Charterhouse

taken 18 years ago, near to Charterhouse, Somerset, Great Britain

Roman lead mines at Charterhouse
Roman lead mines at Charterhouse
The Mendips were a prime source of lead in the late Iron Age and it was to control the supply of this valuable metal that may have been one of the reasons why the Romans invaded in AD43.
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ST5055, 57 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Wednesday, 15 September, 1999   (more nearby)
Submitted
Wednesday, 31 August, 2005
Category
Roman archaeological site   (more nearby)
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OSGB36: geotagged! ST 50 55 [1000m precision]
WGS84: 51:17.7878N 2:42.6801W
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