Many thanks for your reply.
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Subject: Re: Roman Mining Activities in Cornwall
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> Oodles in Devon, all apparently iron, in the Brendon Hills and Exmoor.
> None in Cornwall though, but recent research in the Erme valley in South
> Devon showed possible tin streaming activity, presumably on Dartmoor, in
> the later Roman period. Its highly likely that this was also the case in
> Cornwall, but there is no clear evidence yet.
> Subject : Roman Mining Activities in Cornwall
> Does anyone know if there is any evidence of Roman mining activity in
> I seem to recall reading about it at one time, but would appreciate some
> clarification on this and perhaps a few facts.
> Dr Peter Claughton,
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