Economic and Industrial History

The image above shows Florence Mine, Egremont, which was the last working iron mine in Cumbria (indeed said to be the last working iron mine in Europe), until it closed in 2007


A new on-line resource for exploring the history of the Bay can be found here


Roman Roads in Cumbria  A link to the Roman Roads website

Kirkhead Tower:  A geophysical survey carried out by Durham University for the Morecambe Bay partnership