Roman lead mines at Charterhouse, Somerset. Charterhouse Roman Town was a town in the Roman province of Britannia. Its site is located just to the west of the village of Charterhouse-on-Mendip in.
Lead mining has been taking places since the Iron Age. However, most . Mining on the Mendip Hills probably began in the late Iron Age. Small quantities of.
this a centre of lead and zinc mining and find out how the lives of villagers changed during the 'boom and bust' stages of Mendip's mining past. Rich resources.