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The Iron Industry of the Forest of Dean by Laurence Meredith

The Iron Industry of the Forest of Dean


The Iron Industry of the Forest of Dean by Laurence Meredith

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.

About the Author

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 book

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Book Info

Publication date

1st May 2006


Laurence Meredith

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The History Press Ltd


176 pages


Industrialisation & industrial history
Local history
Iron, steel & metals industries
Mining industry



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