Drakewalls Mine, East Cornwall, UK
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Brentorboxer
N 50° 30.889 W 004° 13.307
30U E 413378 N 5596585
Quick Description: A Preserved mine in East Cornwall.
Location: United Kingdom
Date Posted: 10/16/2009 10:09:37 PM
Waymark Code: WM7F1C
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member BarbershopDru
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Long Description:
This mine has been preserved as part of the Tamar Valley Mining Heritage Project.
Drakeswalls Mine was worked from the 11th Century to 1905 (also 1909-10), with periods of closure.
The mine produced mainly tin, also some copper, wolfram, arsenic, molybdenum, lead, & silver, originally from a long "gunnis" or open cutting.

Type: Ruin

Fee: It is free.

Open all hours

Related URL: [Web Link]

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