Created 8-Aug-11
Modified 14-Feb-13
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The Parys copper mine lies to the west of the small Anglesey port of Amlwch. Copper ore has been worked there since the Bronze Age and later during the Roman occupation. The main period of working was from 1768-1883 when it was the largest producer of copper ore in Europe.

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Keywords:amlwch, anglesey, copper, cymru, geology, mining, parys mountain, underground, wales

HRS 228 Parys Mountain Copper Mine lake

HRS 228 Parys Mountain Copper Mine lake

HRS 227 Parys Mountain Copper Mine engine house

HRS 227 Parys Mountain Copper Mine engine house

HRS 230 Parys Mountain Copper Mine

HRS 230 Parys Mountain Copper Mine

HRS 229 Parys Mountain Copper Mine spoil tips

HRS 229 Parys Mountain Copper Mine spoil tips

HRS 232 Parys Mountain Copper Mine

HRS 232 Parys Mountain Copper Mine

HRS 231 Parys Mountain Windmill tower

HRS 231 Parys Mountain Windmill tower

HRS 5161 Parys Mountain Copper Mine de-watered 2004

HRS 5161 Parys Mountain Copper Mine de-watered 2004