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HER Number:42628
Name:PENHAWGER - Post Medieval mine

Summary - not yet available

Grid Reference:SX 291 671
Parish:Menheniot, Caradon, Cornwall
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Protected Status: None recorded

Other References/Statuses

  • Cornwall PROJECT ID: IN
  • Primary Record No. (1985-2009): 42628
  • SMR No. (OS Quarter-sheet and SMR No.): SX26NE 17

Monument Types

  • MINE (19th Century - 1857 AD to 1862 AD)

Full description

Penhawger mine was in operation in 1857, producing lead (b3), and was abandoned in 1862 (b1). The mine is marked on the OS map of 1881, with a chimney at sx 2915 6712 (b2). Details are given by dines (b4).


<1> Webb & Geach, 1863, History and Progress of Mining in the Caradon and Liskeard District, 75 (Bibliographic reference). SCO5031.


<2> Ordnance Survey, 1880s, 1st Edition 1:2500 Map (Cartographic materials). SCO4048.


<3> Collins, JH, 1912, Observations on the West of England Mining Region, 547 (Bibliographic reference). SCO3168.


<4> Dines, HG, 1956, The Metalliferous Mining Region of South-West England, 620 (Bibliographic reference). SCO3217.


<5> Jenkin, AKH, 1961, Mines and Miners of Cornwall, PT 12, 50 (Bibliographic reference). SCO3635.

Sources / Further Reading

[1]SCO5031 - Bibliographic reference: Webb & Geach. 1863. History and Progress of Mining in the Caradon and Liskeard District. 75.
[2]SCO4048 - Cartographic materials: Ordnance Survey. 1880s. 1st Edition 1:2500 Map.
[3]SCO3168 - Bibliographic reference: Collins, JH. 1912. Observations on the West of England Mining Region. 547.
[4]SCO3217 - Bibliographic reference: Dines, HG. 1956. The Metalliferous Mining Region of South-West England. 620.
[5]SCO3635 - Bibliographic reference: Jenkin, AKH. 1961. Mines and Miners of Cornwall. PT 12, 50.

Associated Finds: none recorded

Associated Events: none recorded

Related records: none recorded