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Great Orme is internationally important as a source of copper during the Bronze and Age right up to Victorian times. The Orme is a Carboniferous limestone headland jutting out into the sea from the North Wales Coast near the Victorian seaside town of Llandudno.

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Keywords:archaeology, bronze age, copper, cymru, geology, great orme, llandudno, minerals, mining, wales

HRS 2544 Great Orme Copper Mines stone tool 2003

HRS 2544 Great Orme Copper Mines stone tool 2003

HRS 4253 Great Orme, Mine spoil near lighthouse 2002

HRS 4253 Great Orme, Mine spoil near lighthouse 2002

HRS 4252 Great Orme, Brannock rod pit 2002

HRS 4252 Great Orme, Brannock rod pit 2002

HRS 4253 Brannock rod pits Great Orme 2002

HRS 4253 Brannock rod pits Great Orme 2002

HRS 4255 Great Orme, Cave widened by mining 2002

HRS 4255 Great Orme, Cave widened by mining  2002

HRS 5007 Great Orme Copper Mines winding engine c 1860

HRS 5007 Great Orme Copper Mines winding engine c 1860