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Dolaucothi Gold Mines

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Location type: Mine
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Made by Dromos | Reference Peterlewis
Made by Dromos | Reference Wikipedia

The Dolaucothi Gold Mines are the only known Roman gold mines in Britain. The site is important for showing advanced Roman technology. The Dolaucothi Gold Mines is also known as the Ogofau Gold Mine are Roman surface and deep mines located in the valley of the River Cothi. They are the only mines for Welsh gold outside those of the Dolgellau gold-belt, and are a Scheduled Ancient Monument.

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