Parys Mountain

Mining began at Parys Mountain over 4000 years ago. Later, the Romans mined here too, but Anglesey's remarkable copper boom started in 1768, and, for over 40 years, Parys Mountain was the biggest copper mine in the world.

Taken - 26/09/2014

Location: Parys Mountain, 2 miles south west from Amlwch. Anglesey, North Wales

Photographer: Stephen Dutch

Parys Mountain

Mining began at Parys Mountain over 4000 years ago. Later, the Romans mined here too, but Anglesey's remarkable copper boom started in 1768, and, for over 40 years, Parys Mountain was the biggest copper mine in the world.

Taken - 26/09/2014

Location: Parys Mountain, 2 miles south west from Amlwch. Anglesey, North Wales

Photographer: Stephen Dutch