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Charterhouse Mining Reserve

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Two thousand years of history

Charterhouse is a fascinating place for a half days visit. Two thousand years of lead mining... read more

Reviewed 27 September 2016
David P
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Winscombe
Interesting

Met up with an old work colleague I hadn't seen for years and this was an ideal mid way country... read more

Reviewed 30 July 2016
jo j
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27 Sep 2016
“Two thousand years of history”
30 Jul 2016
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Charterhouse. Mendip, Blagdon, England
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Reviewed 17 May 2016

The Charterhouse Mining Reserve is a project that has been supported by the Mendip AONB. The reserve is rich in archeological remains and also is great for wildlife. The area was mined for lead from Pre-Roman times onwards. The Romans established a fort here from...More

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Reviewed 27 September 2016

Charterhouse is a fascinating place for a half days visit. Two thousand years of lead mining history waiting to be explored along with the sites of a Roman fort, amphitheatre and Roman town close by. A great place for kids to let off steam. A...More

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Reviewed 30 July 2016 via mobile

Met up with an old work colleague I hadn't seen for years and this was an ideal mid way country walk spot he knew about. It was really relaxing, felt comfortable to walk round and wasn't busy ( it was a Monday) Wasn't to formal...More

Thank jo j
Reviewed 17 May 2016

The Charterhouse Mining Reserve is a project that has been supported by the Mendip AONB. The reserve is rich in archeological remains and also is great for wildlife. The area was mined for lead from Pre-Roman times onwards. The Romans established a fort here from...More

1  Thank Albia-Newton
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