2015

SX2572 : View over mine works from the Cheesewring, Minions, Cornwall

taken 9 years ago, near to Henwood, Cornwall, England

View over mine works from the Cheesewring, Minions, Cornwall
View over mine works from the Cheesewring, Minions, Cornwall
The Phoenix United mine complex is in the middle distance. It produced over 16,000 tons of tin and 83,000 tons of copper between 1842 and 1898, and was re-opened after the sinking of a new shaft in 1907. However, the expected tin resources were not in place and it was re-closed in 1914.

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SX2572, 76 images   (more nearby 🔍)
Photographer
Edmund Shaw   (more nearby)
Date Taken
Wednesday, 20 May, 2015   (more nearby)
Submitted
Monday, 25 May, 2015
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SX 2575 7240 [10m precision]
WGS84: 50:31.5222N 4:27.5823W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SX 2575 7240
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EAST (about 90 degrees)
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