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Comet Lode - Copa Hill


Excavation and survey work carried out by the Early Mines Research Group (EMRG).   



Excavations of Early Bronze Age mines in Wales


1. Parys Mountain

2. Great Orme

3. Copa Hill, Cwmystwyth

4. Nantyreira

5. Nantyrarian

6. Llancynfelin

7. Ogof Wyddon

8. Panteidal - undated

9. Pen Cerrig y Mwyn - undated

10.Ogof Llanymynech - undated

11.Tyn y Fron

12.Twll y mwyn

13. Erglodd







Early Bronze Age mining in the UK:


A. Bradda Head, Isle Of Man - undated

B. Alderley Edge, Cheshire

C. Ecton Copper Mine, Staffordshire


Later prehistoric mining:

Darren Camp and mine

Ogof Llanymynech


Roman Medieval mining and hushing in Wales:

Copa Hill, Cwmystwyth

Craig y mwyn

Pen Cerrig y mwyn

Pen Dylife


Roman – Medieval lead smelting

Banc Tynddol, Cwmystwyth


Post-Medieval lead stamping mill

Bonsall’s Mll, Nant-y-onnen, Cmystwyth


19th century lead mine dressing floors

Bronfloyd mine, nr Penrhyncoch, Ceredigion


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Ogof Llanymynech
Alderley Edge Copper Mines
Ecton Copper Mines