SW9849 : South Polgooth

taken 9 years ago, near to Polgooth, Cornwall, Great Britain

South Polgooth
South Polgooth
Just to the south-west of the famous Great Polgooth Mine, South Polgooth was mined for tin from the 1830s and for arsenic in 1916. Remains on this recently cleared up site include the old enginehouse and parts of an arsenic calciner and flue, which appear to have re-used the redundant engine chimney.
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Date Taken
Tuesday, 26 February, 2008   (more nearby)
Submitted
Monday, 3 March, 2008
Category
Mine (disused)   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SW 989 499 [100m precision]
WGS84: 50:18.8915N 4:49.5094W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SW 989 499
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West-northwest (about 292 degrees)
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