Hallenbeagle Mine

Hallenbeagle Mine is situated adjacent to the main railway line at Scorrier. It was worked from 1845-1846, overall it produced a total of 30,580 tons of Copper.

One complete and one partial Engine House remain. During recent years the site has been cleared and entry roads put in. It is planned to be an industrial and business park.
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Hallenbeagle Mine 1 – Access to the site used to be by a footpath. This is the first view of the Pumping Engine House on Reed’s Shaft. The area had been concreted over and building were erected during the mid 20th Century.
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Hallenbeagle Mine 2 – Reed’s Shaft Engine House. Built during 1864 to house a 60″ Pumping Engine constructed by Harvey and Co.
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Hallenbeagle Mine 3 – Another closer image of Reed’s Shaft Engine House, the shaft here reached a depth of 36 fathoms below adit level.
The mine was drained by the County Adit at a depth of 50 fathoms. The County Adit is a tunnel system that stretches for over 40 miles. Construction started during the mid 1700’s, by the time the project was completed over 100 mines were drained.
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Hallenbeagle Mine 4 – Reed’s Shaft from a distance showing the buildings around the Engine House.
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Hallenbeagle Mine 5 – This image is looking through the arched doorway in the Bob Wall. Also in the background is the 80″ Engine House at Doctor’s Shaft of North Treskerby Mine.
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Hallenbeagle Mine 6 – Piles of debris covered the site. The Engine House was in a good state but the stack had suffered over the years.
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Cornish Mine Images 7 – At right angles to the Pumping Engine House. These are the scant remains of the Whim Engine House.
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Cornish Mine Images 8 – A small part of the Whim Engine House wall remains, the engine here was a 22″.
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Cornish Mine Images 9 – Part of the more modern building on the site. The chimney of the Whim Engine House still stand tall, they have been recently consolidated and preserved.
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Cornish Mine Images 10 – The Whim chimney, the remaining wall of the house is covered in ivy.
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Cornish Mine Images 11 – A distant view of Reed’s Shaft at Hallenbeagle Mine, the buildings in the foreground are of unknown use.
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Cornish Mine Images 12 – Reed’s Shaft 60″Engine House from the other side of the railway line.
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Cornish Mine Images 13 – The final image of Hallenbeagle Mine, one of my favorites. But it needed was a steam train puffing past.

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