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Mines of Penwith Area

PenwithSt IvesCamborneRedruthSt AgnesWendronGwennapSt AustellPerranzabuloeCaradonTamar ValleyALL

Victory Shaft headgear at Geevor Mine

WEST PENWITH: St. Just Area

Name of Mine

Principal Shafts

Chief Produce

Notable Minerals

Boscaswell Downs

Trease, Treweeks, Williams', Richards', Gaver, Wheal Powle, Lawry's, Stewart's, Grenfell's and Engine Shafts

TIN & COPPER

 

East Boscaswell (Wheal Hearle)

Borlase Engine Shaft

COPPER & TIN

 

Boscean (including Goldings Mine)

Brown's, Coulson's and New Shafts

TIN

 

Bosorne & Ballowal United (including Bellan Mine)

Bellan No.1, No. 2, No. 3, North Wheal Venton, East Wheal Venton, Flat Rod, North and Madran Shafts

TIN

Amethyst

Boswedden & Wheal Castle

Wheal Call Engine, Diagonal and Praze Shafts.

TIN

Beryl

Botallack Mines Group (including Carnyorth, Parknoweth and Wheal Cock )

Crowns Engine, Botallack Engine, Button, Wheal Hen, Wheal Bal, Boscawen Diagonal, Narrow, Allen's, Nineveh, Wheal Hazard, Park Bunny, Durloe, Flat Rod, Carnyorth, Chycornish, Davy's, Pearce's (New Skip) and Wheal Cock Engine Shafts

TIN & COPPER

Bismuth, Silver, Garnet & Opal

Geevor Mine (including East Levant)

Carne, Wethered, Victory, Law's, Stennack, Wheal Carne, Long Tom's and Down Shafts

TIN & COPPER

 

Levant Mine

Skip, Engine, Boscregan, Daubuz's (Man Engine), Guide, Phillip's, Goldsworthy's, Zawn Brinny, Phillip's, Angwin's, Batten's, Unity, Trezise's, Old Submarine and New Submarine Shafts

TIN & COPPER

Bismuth & Silver

Wheal Owles & Wheal Edward

Cargodna, Wheal Edward Incline & Engine shaft

TIN & COPPER

 

Pendeen Consols

Greenwood's, Old Engine, Old Whim and Engine Shafts

COPPER & TIN

 

Spearn Consols

Trewellard, Spearn Engine, Spearn Flat Rod, Spearn Moor Whim, Spearn Moor Engine, Guide, South, Rodd's and Great Works Shafts

COPPER & TIN

 

St. Just United

Bozands, Bayley's Engine, Saveall's, Cape Cornwall, North Shaft, West Buck, East Buck and Bounds Shafts

TIN

 


EAST PENWITH: Morvah to Sancreed

Name of Mine

Principal Shafts

Chief Produce

Notable Minerals

 Ding Dong Mine

Robins, Wheal Boys, West Boys, Bolitho, Ishmael's, Croft Reeve, East Killiow, Providence, Hard, Jacobine, Highburrow, Greenpease, South Killiow, Clymo's, Batten's, South Bussa, Qualk, Providence, Bank, Greenburrow and Old Engine Shafts

TIN

 

Balleswidden

Davey's, Colliers, Engine, Skip, Rag & Chain, Trugeon, Black Lode, Horse Whim and Hichen's Shafts

TIN

Bismuth

Morvah Consols

Hammon's, Evans' & Mason Fox Shafts

TIN

Copper

Morvah & Zennor United (including Carn Galver)

Boscarlas, Moor, Lang Engine, Engine, Old Engine, Flat Rod and Account House Shafts

TIN

Haematite, Limonite & Pyrite


PENWITH: Marazion and St. Hilary

Name of Mine

Principal Shafts

Chief Produce

Notable Minerals

Prosper United Mines Group (Marazion Mines Group)

Thomas', West Engine, Gilbert's, Flat Rod, Little Engine, Tregear's, Quarry, Roberts', Hill's, Louisa's, Roache's, Western, Hand's, Briar's, Darley's, Catherine's, Clarke's, Grylls', Kendall's, Silvester's, Tregonning's, Kenneth's (Boundary) Shaft, Caroline's (or Henry's), Ann's, Hosking's, Richard's, Beater's, Gundry's, William's, Richard's, Maid, Rodney, Rowle's and King's Shafts

COPPER, TIN, LEAD & SILVER

Gold

Tolvadden Mine

Gundry's, Engine and St Aubyn's Shafts

COPPER &TIN

Zinc & Lead

Charlotte United Mines (Trenow Consols)

North, Old Engine, Norden's, Richmond, Angola, Simmons', Boundary, Dubban's, Trevelyan's, Hoskin's, Engine, King's, Doctor's (Whim) Shaft, Sump, Flat Rod, Hill's, Wheal Pleasant, and Smith's Shafts

COPPER &TIN

 

Wheal Trebarvah (Mount's Bay Consols)

Mitchell's, Flat Rod, Middle, Old Engine, Western and Eastern Shafts

COPPER & TIN

Haematite, Lead & Zinc

Wheal Neptune

Boundary, Polkinghorne's, Morcombe's, Engine and Richard's Shafts

COPPER

Limonite

Halamanning

Orchard, Bank, O'Manney's, Quarry, East Park, John's, Garden, Hanken Engine, Boundary Shaft,Lower Hill, Higher Hill, Flat Rod, Shop, Crosscut, Cock's, King's, Bennett's, Eastern Croft Gothal, Old Engine, Crellin's Shaft, Schmirtz Shaft and Bulleys Shaft

COPPER

 

Wheal Friendship

Caroline's, Lobby's, Ellery's, Buckett's, Richard's (Engine), Boundary, Andrew's, Alexander's, Wellington's, Drue's, John's, King's, Trevaskis, Gundry's, Hancock's, Bryant's and Richard's Shafts

COPPER

Tin

Penberthy Crofts Mine (including Wheal Fancy)

No.1, No.2, Hett's Engine, No.4 (also known as Footway Shaft), No.5, and No.6 Shafts

COPPER, TIN & LEAD

Bayldonite, Jeanbandyite, Natanite & Segnitite

 

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