From prehistoric times until late in the twentieth century iron was vital to the livelihood of those who lived and worked in the Forest of Dean. From Roman times onwards iron from the Forest was also vital to the national economy. This is the story of the Forest's iron industry.
|Publication date:||1st May 2006|
|Publisher:||The History Press Ltd|
|Categories:||Industrialisation & industrial history, Local history, Iron, steel & metals industries, Mining industry,|
John Meredith is a retired surveyor, who is an active member of the Dean Archaeological Group. He lives in the heart of the Forest. This is his first bookMore About Laurence Meredith