Cornish Mines 1: To make things easier I have split the individual mine pages into several header pages of which this is the first. The mines and sites are in alphabetical order and will hold several (if not more) images of the mine in question, at least this way the visitor can skim through and have a look at only the pages that interest. For each mine that is in this category I have included one image on this page, either click the image or follow the link below to go to the page. All these pages have been or are being updated, I am getting to the point where I am almost finished.
Cornish Mines 1: The Basset Mines
Cornish Mines Link 1: The Basset Mines this image is of South Wheal Frances Marriot’s Shaft Complex, some of the most impressive remains in Cornwall.
Cornish Mines 1: Basset and Grylls Mine
Cornish Mines Link 2: Part of the Wendron Mining District this is a lovely site to walk around with impressive remains.
Cornish Mines 1: Bickford’s Fuse Works
Cornish Mines Link 3: Some of the remains at Bickford’s Fuse Factory, in the background is the headframe of South Crofty Mine.
Cornish Mines 1: Botallack Mine
Cornish Mines Link 4: The unmistakable Crowns Engine Houses belonging to Botallack Mine.
Cornish Mines 1: Botallack Mine Allen’s Shaft
Cornish Mines Link 5: This is the steel headframe above Allen’s Shaft Botallack Mine, sunk in the early 1900’s for a reworking the headgear was erected in the 1980’s by Geevor Mine in an attempt to gain access to the undersea sections of the mine.
Cornish Mines 1: Carn Galver Mine
Cornish Mines Link 6: Carn Galver Mine. situated on the St Ives Pendeen coast road it is a good place to visit on a fine summers day, some of the walks are breath taking.
Cornish Mines 1: Castle-an-Dinas Mine Galleries 1 & 2
Cornish Mines Link 7: This site, Castle-an-Dinas Mine is one of my favorites, it is covered extensively on three gallery pages.
Cornish Mines 1: Cligga Head Mine
Cornish Mines Link 8: This image is one of the settling tanks of Cligga Head Mine, the surface remains here are extensive and the sea views and scenery are breathtaking.
Cornish Mines 1: Consols and United Mines
Cornish Mines Link 9: Consols and United Mines, this image is of The Mount Wellington Tailing Dam in the Wheal Maid Valley. The remains in the foreground are of the Whim Engine House belonging to Davey’s Shaft of Consols
Cornish Mines 1: Cooks Kitchen Mine
Cornish Mines Link 10: Cooks Kitchen Mine, this image is of the Pumping and Whim Houses on Chapple’s shaft , taken 2016 after renovation, on the left can be seen the headframe of New Cooks Kitchen shaft at South Crofty Mine.
Cornish Mines 1: Ding Dong Mine
Cornish Mines Link 11: This image is of Ishmael’s Whim Engine House at Ding Dong Mine. It is one of my favorites, the mine is int he middle of nowhere on a desolate moor with only the wind to keep you company.
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