SX6570 : Hooten Wheals

taken 16 years ago, near to Hexworthy, Devon, Great Britain

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Hooten Wheals
Hooten Wheals
Hooten Wheals is a disused tin mine. It is situated up the valley of the O brook which was obviously a rich tin area since there is another tin mine nearby - Hensroost - as well as remains of earlier extensive tin streaming. Hooten Wheals was active at the end of the 19th century and for a few years after. A severe storm in 1920 finally put paid to it. It was a productive mine in its time. There are lots of remains still around and little imagination is needed to appreciate what a busy place this would have been 100 years ago.
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Thursday, 20 June, 2002   (more nearby)
Saturday, 4 June, 2005
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OSGB36: geotagged! SX 65 70 [1000m precision]
WGS84: 50:31.1273N 3:53.9157W
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