A detailed topographic survey of part of Llanymynech Hill and of the entrance to the Ogof Mine was carried out in June 1996 as part of an evaluation of survey methods and site assessment for early mining sites in Wales.
No excavation was undertaken, but underground exploration led to the discovery of
a rounded (and originally hand-
Little more can be said of this at the moment, yet the find is suggestive of pre-
Evidence for Iron Age copper metallurgy has been found within the area of the hill fort.
scale – 9 cms wide
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Plan of entrance. (EDM survey B. Craddock.)