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Mines in the Breage & Wendron Area

PenwithSt IvesCamborneRedruthSt AgnesWendronGwennapSt AustellPerranzabuloeCaradonTamar ValleyALL

WEST KERRIER: Wendron & Gwinear

Name of Mine

Principal Shafts

Chief Produce

Notable Minerals

Great Wheal Fortune

Hick's, Skip, Painter's Engine, Hoskin's, Elizabeth, Blueburrow, Copper Ore, Flat Rod, Harvey's, Eastern and Crotch's Shafts

TIN & COPPER

Pyrites & Wolfram

Great Work

Leeds Engine, Burnt Whim, Crane, Fire Engine and Pensandane shafts

TIN & COPPER

 

Poldark Mine (Wheal Roots)

Horse Whim Shaft, Whim Shaft, Ladderway Shaft and Adit Shaft

TIN

 

Wheal Reeth (including Lady Gwendolen Mine)

Wheal Reeth Engine, Trebullen's Underlay, Lady Gwendolen, Rosewarne Pump (Lady Katherine) and Jordan's Pump Shafts

TIN

 

Wheal Hendra

Hanson's, King's, Divett's and Noake's Engine Shafts

TIN

 

Wheal Prosper (Rinsey)

Michell's, Engine & Leeds' shafts

COPPER &TIN

 

Wheal Trewavas

New Engine, Old Engine & Diagonal Shafts

COPPER

 

Great Wheal Vor

Crease's, Trelawny's, Pearce's, Woolf's & Borlase Engine shaft

TIN & COPPER

Wolfram & Pyrites

Penhale Wheal Vor

Battye's, Sandford's, Holryd, Moon, Payne's, Hollingworth's and Gutierrez's Shafts

TIN

Galena & Pyrites

Gwin & Singer United

Ann's Engine, Gwin's (Boundary), Little Engine, Whim, New, Horse Whim and Whip Shafts

COPPER & TIN

 

Carleen Mine (West Wheal Vor)

Cock's,Mitchell's,Dates,Flat Rod,Carleen Engine Shaft,Strake Shaft and Halfpenny Shafts.

COPPER

Tin & Pyrites

Pendarves & St Aubyn

King's; Hallett's; Matthews (aka Middle); Hanley's; James' and Wheal Brook Shafts

COPPER

Tin

Wheal Prospidnick

Wilson's, Flat Rod and Engine Shafts

TIN & LEAD

Wolfram & Pyrites

Godolphin Mine

Bennett's North, Boundary, Burgess, Robert's, Spargo's, Dog, Stephens', Goodman's, Bennett's South, Ford's, Bridge Engine, Pearce's, Meager's Engine, Tyack's, Mollard's (South Boundary), Polglase's, Ivey's, Brown's and Deaken's Shafts

COPPER & TIN

 

Leeds & St. Aubyn Mine

Chain, Grace's, Harvey's, Curtis', Footway, West Boundary, Engine, Andrew's (Wheal Brooth), Tin, Mount Pleasant (Stoddart's), Eastern, Flat Rod, Gilbert's, New Brooth, Wilson's, Stevens', Brae's, Pearce's, Kitchen's, Vivian's and New Shafts

TIN & COPPER

 

Trevenen Mine
(including New Trevenen Mine)

New Trevenen Shaft

COPPER & TIN

 

Ennys Wheal Virgin

Francis', Vincent Engine, Gregor's, Craze's, Old Engine, Taylor's, and Gurlyn Shafts

COPPER

Tin

Wheal Gurlyn

Bawden's, Engine and Richard's Shafts

COPPER & TIN

 

Crowan and Wendron Consols (Wheal Releath)

Engine Shaft

TIN

 

Wheal Christopher Consols

Western Shaft

TIN

 

West Providence Mine

Boundary; St. Aubyn's; Michell's; Hawkins' and Praed's Shafts.

TIN

Copper

Alfred Consols

Davey's, Hosking's and Nicholls Shafts

COPPER

 

Great Alfred

Davey's, Hosking's, Nicholls, Falmouth, Copper House (Taylor's Engine), Paynter's, Field's Engine, Bull's, Cherry Tree and Western Boundary Shafts

COPPER

 

Mellanear

Gundry's, Skip, Mellanear (Engine) and Old Engine (or Garden) Shafts

COPPER

Lead, Zinc and Tin

Rosewarne & Herland

 

COPPER

Tin, Zinc and Silver

Wheal Sithney & Carnmeal United

Bounder, Eastern, Middle, Hill's, Bell's, Flat Rod and Engine Shafts

TIN

Pyrites

Ladderway, Horse Whim and Adit Shafts

TIN

Haematite

Basset & Grylls

Tyacke's, Smyth's, Old Man's, West, Engine, Crase's, Collins's, Waterwheel, Goatley's, Little Engine and Footway Shafts

TIN

Jasper

North Lovell (Garlidna United)

Plomer's, Cope's, Burning House, Garlidna Engine, Flat Rod, New and Ruby Engine Shafts

COPPER & TIN

 

Wendron Consols

Hill's, Richard's, Cluya's, Kendall's, Barclay's, Bishop's, Robert's, Sleeman's, Engine, Hurler's, Bal Dees, Grace's, Blight's, Whip, Middle and Grenfell Shafts.

TIN

Copper

Calvadnack Mine

Trevithick's, Engine and Painter's Shafts

TIN

 

Polhigey Moor

Engine, South, Treffry's, West and East Shafts

TIN

 

Wheal Ann United

 

TIN

 

East Wheal Lovell

Lanyon, Roger's, New Engine, Engine, Wheel Pit, Highburrow, New Whim and Colonel's Shafts

TIN

 

Treworlis

New Engine, Old Engine and Tremenheere Shafts

TIN & COPPER

Magnetite & Pyrites

Medlyn Moor Mine

Footway, Engine, Flat Rod, Whip, Puffet, Old Men's and New North Shafts

TIN

 

West Wheal Lovell

 

TIN

Lead

 

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