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A Goodly Heritage

Pre-History
450 bc - 42 ad
43 ad - 783 ad
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The Forest of Dean  
Living History
Using local slides, photographs and reminiscences.

Some Forest of Dean History.

A Goodly Heritage.

 
Around 450 years B.C., immigrants from the Continent brought with them the knowledge that iron ore could be smelted into a metal for tools. This led to the first attack upon these primeval woodlands, for even primitive smelting needed fuel, and that fuel was wood.




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