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HER Number:50068
Name:PENHARGET WOOD - Post Medieval mine

Summary

Four shafts, the remains of a building, a spoil tip and a circular earth bank (possibly a whim) are visible on air photographs

Grid Reference:SX 3081 7095
Parish:St Ive, Caradon, Cornwall
Map:Show location on Streetmap

Protected Status: None recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • National Mapping Programme (Morph No.): 38.2.1 - .4
  • Primary Record No. (1985-2009): 50068

Monument Types

  • MINE (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Full description

Four shafts, the remains of a building, a spoil tip and a circular earth bank (possibly a whim) are visible on air photographs ( p1 ) and were plotted as part of the NMP. Silver and/or lead are probably the minerals being extracted.


<p1> RAF, 1946, 3G/TUD/137/5360&61 (Photographic Record). SCO10731.

Sources / Further Reading

[p1]SCO10731 - Photographic Record: RAF. 1946. 3G/TUD/137/5360&61. ABP.

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Related records: none recorded