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Mines of Redruth, Illogan & St. Agnes

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Wheal Uny, Redruth

Redruth Area

Name of Mine

Principal Shafts

Chief Produce

Notable Minerals

Wheal Buller

Kistle's, Steven's, Hockings, Whitford and Davey's Engine Shafts

COPPER & TIN

 

Penstruthal

Wheal Gallish Old Shaft; Wheal Gallish Engine Shaft; Greene's; Comyn's; Lanarth; Highburrow; Richardson's; Willyams; Walton's; Simmon's; Railway; Hodge's and Ward's shafts

COPPER & TIN

 

South Buller & West Penstruthal

Hodge's; Whim; Flat Rod; Western & Eastern Shafts

TIN & COPPER

 

Wheal Bucketts (East Wheal Uny or Wheal Peserverance)

Walton's Shaft and Boundary Shaft

COPPER

 

East Carn Brea

Engine, New Engine and Thomas' Engine Shafts

COPPER

 

Treleigh Wood (including Wheal Harmony & Wheal Montague)

Windmill; Engine and Nutwood Shafts

COPPER & TIN

Wolfram

Wheal Union

Old Engine, Western, Engine, Eastern, Breeches Engine and Moyle's Shafts

COPPER & TIN

 

Pednandrea Mine

Bains, Jacks, Dopps, Corbis, Cobblers, Briggs and Engine Shafts

TIN & COPPER

Amethyst, Galena, Arsenic & Wolfram

Wheal Sparnon

Elvan, New Engine, Garby's, Old Engine, Sprague's, Opie's, Carbis', Footway, Diagonal, Water Whim and Belfry's Shafts

TIN & COPPER

Cobaltite, Gold, Bismuth, Pyrites, Lead & Agate

Wheal Trefusis

Engine, Boundary, Joliffe's, Reynold's and Nicholl's Shafts

TIN & COPPER

 

Wheal Uny

No.1; Gooding's; Joseph's; King's; Incline; Hind's and Hind's Engine shaft

TIN & COPPER

 

Great North Downs

Williams', Morcom's, Gundry's,Jenkin's, Lemon's, Butler's, Wheal Hawke, Sleggan's, King's, Skip, Footway, Water, Vivian's, Penrose North, Lord's, Tenpenny, Rule's, Teague's, Peevor and Wheal Moore Engine Shafts

COPPER & TIN

 

Wheal Peevor

Sir Frederick's (Michell's) Shaft, Engine Shaft, South Towan and North Towan Shafts

COPPER & TIN

 

Wheal Boys

 

COPPER & TIN

 

Great Briggan

Western, Western Whim, Shop, Cross, Bawden, Scammell's, Highburrow, Ennor's, Gribble's, Engine and Oates' Shafts

COPPER & TIN

 

North Treskerby

Waters', Engine, Highburrow, Treseder's, Boundary, Derrick's, Saturday and Highburrow Shafts

COPPER & TIN

 


REDRUTH, ILLOGAN & ST. AGNES AREA: Illogan Area

Name of Mine

Principal Shafts

Chief Produce

Notable Minerals

Great South Tolgus Mine

Lyle's, Whim, Flat Rod, Carthew's and Noel's Shafts

COPPER & TIN

Zinc & Arsenic

South Wheal Tolgus

Morcom, Rod, New and Michell's Engine Shaft

COPPER & Tin

Lead & Zinc

Wheal Tolgus(Tolgus Downs Mine)

Pryce's, Davey's, Hortons and Gossan (or Whim) Shafts

COPPER

 

West Wheal Tolgus (Including Wheal Raven)

Wheal Raven, Ellery's, Agar, George's Adit, Knight's, Buller's, Richards' and Taylor's Engine Shafts

COPPER

 

East Wheal Tolgus (Redruth Consols)

John's, Boundary, Williams' Adit and Engine Shafts

COPPER & TIN

Zinc & Pyrite

East Pool and Agar Limited (EPAL)

Engine; Mitchell's; Taylor's; Bickford's; Polmer's; East Pool Engine; Agar; Pearce's; Killier's; Western; North; Middle & James's Shafts

COPPER, TIN, WOLFRAM & ARSENIC

Wolfram, Bismuth, Cobaltite & Uranium

North Pool

West, Smith, Diagonal, Roberts', Grenifer (or Whim), Hill's, Harrison's, Ballarat and Old Engine Shafts

COPPER, ZINC & ARSENIC

Tin

South Crofty 1854-1998

Blight's; Sincock's; Sump; Robinson's; Rutter's and Palmer's shafts

TIN

 

North Crofty
(East Crofty)

New Cook's Kitchen; New Cook's Kitchen Engine shafts; Richard's; Petherick's and Tredinnick; John's; Burgess'; Praed's; Rule's and Cherry Garden shafts

COPPER & TIN

Wolfram & Arsenic

East Wheal Seton

Cartwright's; Basset's; and Engine shafts

TIN & COPPER

 

Carn Brea Mines (includes Tregajorran, Wheal Fanny, Wheal Druid & Barncoose from 1832)

Western; Penny's; Pearce's; Teague's; Polkinghorne; Boundary; Tregajorran; Paul's; Monument; Druid's Engine Shaft; Druid's Whim; Sykes's, Engine; Miner's; MacDonald's & Old Sump shafts

COPPER & TIN

 

South Tincroft (part of Carn Brea Mines from 1896)

Martin's East, Willoughby's, Fanny's, Roger's, Highburrow and Highburrow East shaft

TIN & COPPER

Haematite & Pyrites

Wheal Basset

Carnkie, Samson's, Steven's, Richard's, Roberts's, Dennis's, Theager's, Old Sump, Doctor's, Williams's & Marriot's shafts

COPPER & TIN

Galena & Silver

West Wheal Basset

Thomas's, Percy's, Grenville, Richard's, Boundary & Michell's shaft

COPPER & TIN

 

North Wheal Basset

Lyle's shaft, Miner's shaft, Flat Rod shaft

COPPER

Tin

South Wheal Frances

Pascoe's, Daubuz's, Marriott's, Broad's & Pryor's shaft

COPPER & TIN

 

West Wheal Frances

Baileys, Smith's, Fortescue's, Pease's, Wheal Charmer and New Shafts

COPPER & TIN

 

Cooks Kitchen

Williams, Chappel's, Dunkin's, Roger's, South Sump, East, Flat Rod, New East, Allen's and Druid's Shafts

TIN & COPPER

 

Wheal Emily Henrietta

West, Penrose's and Angove's Shafts

COPPER

Blende


REDRUTH, ILLOGAN & ST. AGNES AREA: St. Agnes Area

Name of Mine

Principal Shafts

Chief Produce

Notable Minerals

Blue Hills

Blue Burrow, Polyear's, Letcher's, Wheal Joy, Wheal Betsy Engine and Engine Shafts

TIN

 

Royal Polberro

Buckingham's, Gentle, Park Sump, East Pell West, East Pell Engine, North Pell, Old Polberro, Turnavore and Viger's Shafts

COPPER & TIN

 

Wheal Trevaunance

Friendly Shaft

COPPER & TIN

Topaz

Wheal Kitty & Penhalls United

Sara's, Stamps, Holgate's, Vottle and Engine shaft

COPPER & TIN

 

West Wheal Kitty (formerly Wheal Rock)

Thomas', & Reynolds shafts

TIN

Topaz

Cligga Head

Contact shaft

TIN & WOLFRAM

Pyrite, Chalcopyrite & Bornite

Wheal Coates

Towanroath shaft

TIN & COPPER

 

Wheal Towan

Wilson's shaft, Druce's shaft

COPPER

 

West Wheal Towan

Vivian's shaft, Kites shaft

COPPER & TIN

Zinc, Lead & Silver

South Wheal Towan

Engine shaft, Echo Corner shaft

COPPER & TIN

 

Wheal Friendly

Wheal Friendly Engine Shaft, Pink Shaft, Primrose Shaft

TIN & COPPER

 

Tywarnhayle Mine

Taylor's Engine shaft & Moncton's shaft

COPPER & TIN

 

Stencoose & Mawla United

Engine shaft, Central shaft and South shaft

TIN

 

Wheal Kitty, near St. Agnes

 

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