SW7657 : Entrance to a Mining Adit

near to Holywell, Cornwall, Great Britain

Entrance to a Mining Adit
Entrance to a Mining Adit
This was part of the Gravel Hill Mine which worked the Great Perran Iron Lode. The Adit was driven horizontally into the bottom of the cliff face and would have served to drain the mine which was also worked from shafts driven from above.
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2006
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Date Taken
Thursday, 16 March, 2006   (more nearby)
Submitted
Saturday, 18 March, 2006
Category
Mine (disused)   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SW 764 574 [100m precision]
WGS84: 50:22.4340N 5:8.7595W
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