Mine workings reveal the Romans were exploiting the mineral-rich area
UNIVERSITY OF EXETER
Archaeologists digging near a Roman fort in Cornwall have unearthed remains of a mine and a Roman road.
The discoveries were made during a new dig near a fort found at Calstock in 2007, one of only three such sites known in the county.
Experts will carry out further analysis of a previously-unknown series of deep pits, connected by arched tunnels.
Dig leader Dr Chris Smart, from the University of Exeter, said the mine was an "unexpected bonus".
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