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Our old Cornish mines

William H. Paynter

Our old Cornish mines

East Cornwall

by William H. Paynter

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Published by Printed by Snell & Cowling in Liskeard, Cornwall .
Written in English

    Places:
  • England,
  • Cornwall (County)
    • Subjects:
    • Mines and mineral resources -- England -- Cornwall (County) -- History.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby William H. Paynter.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsMLCS 89/13488 (D)
      The Physical Object
      Pagination1 v. (unpaged) ;
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1820564M
      LC Control Number89831974

      On a very cold and windy day we enjoyed a fab few hours here. We started with scones Cornish style of course in the cafe before exploring and joining the tour (runs 3 times a day). It's a big old site and it's a steep walk getting round some of the site. The "Dry" where the /5(K). The crash of Cornish copper was followed in the s by the faltering of Cornish tin, and still further mines were abandoned. But Cornish miners in . In the 19th century William Bottrell compiled three volumes of Cornish folklore, legends and historical tales. This is the first book in that series. Bottrell tells stories of giants, mermaids, and a gallery of Cornish fairies including the spriggan, bucca, and the knackers, the earth elementals who live in the tin-mines. N.p., c Ten original photographs mounted on card with printed maroon ruled borders, uncaptioned but for three photos having Levant or Levant School Mine written into the negative, one of the photos with the old handwritten name of Mr J.B. Matthews on the verso of the board. Significant fading and yellowing to the prints, spotting, marking and darkening to the boards, Author: CORNISH MINING.


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Mining in Cornwall and Devon, in the southwest of England, began in the early Bronze Age, around BC, and ended (at least temporarily) with the closure of South Crofty tin mine in Cornwall in Tin, and later copper, were the most commonly extracted tin mining continued long after the mining of other metals had become unprofitable.

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The Cornish industry struggled on, but by the end of the 20th century, it was all over. The last mine, South Crofty, was closed in Another of the last working mines, Geevor, is now a museum to an industry that was once famous around the world. Ruined tin mines at Botallack in Cornwall (Credit: Joe Daniel Price/Getty) Useful sources.

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