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-QUARRYING OPERATIONS IN PENMAENMAWR.

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QUARRYING OPERATIONS IN PENMAENMAWR. In the House of Commons, to-day week, Mr Llewelyn Williams asked L'rinw Minister whether he vas aware that the great pre-historic oarrij), callfd Pend:nas, situated on the summit of Penmaenmawr. w;„s in course of destruction by quarrying operations; whether the Commissioners of Woods and Forests had leased the mountain, including the site of the camp to a firm of quarry workers without, reservation of the land occupied by the ancient camp or any conditions for its scientific exploration during its gradual destruction • and whether the Royal Commission now inquiring into the ancient monuments of W ales were authorised to report fully and illus- I tratively upon this and all similar cases? Mr IIobhou-:e (who replied): The Commis s'.oners of Woods inform lIIé that within the limits of the quarry area at Penmaenmawr leased by them are what are considered to be the re- mains of a Roman Camp. It is a fact that the site of these remains is not reserved, and that there are no specific conditions in the lease pro- viding for its scientific exploration, but. the lessees 11 do not propose to disturb the actual camp, and no doubt arrangements for its exploration could be made on application from a responsible body. I understand that, part of an o'd road is being destroyed by tho development of the quarry, but as the undertaking gives employment to bOO men I do not think that the Commissioners of Woods would be warranted in interfering on this point, even if they had the power to do so.