This site uses cookies to improve your experience and the quality of our services. By using this site you agree to its use of cookies. More information Hide

Dolaucothi Gold Mines

Need a hotel nearby?

Sponsored links

Routes nearby

Places of Interest nearby

Matched content

Hotels nearby

Restaurants nearby

Sponsored links

Location type: Mine
Number of texts: 1
4 stars
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.

Linked characteristics: Did you know..., Peculiar
Linked themes: Geology, History

Classify this POI
Link to route
Add this POI to your routes nearby


Add comment

Sponsored links