Roman society demanded stone on a massive and unprecedented scale but, while its buildings often survive to impress the world, ancient quarrying is a forgotten industry.
|Publication date:||1st February 2006|
|Publisher:||The History Press Ltd|
|Categories:||Mining technology & engineering,|
Dr Andrew Pearson is a freelance archaeologist and the author of widely acclaimed The Saxon Shore Forts: coastal defences of southern Britain (Tempus 2002).More About Andrew Pearson