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Mines of Gwennap, St. Day and the Carnon Valley

PenwithSt IvesCamborneRedruthSt AgnesWendronGwennapSt AustellPerranzabuloeCaradonTamar ValleyALL

Looking skyward at Killifreth

GWENNAP AREA: Gwennap, St Day and Chacewater

Name of Mine

Principal Shafts

Chief Produce

Notable Minerals

Poldice

Harris', Terrill's, Trevivian's, Trussal's, Painter's, Billing's, Oppie's, John Jeffrey's, Quick's, Richards', Bissa Pool, Roger's, Kemp's, Kitty Billy's, Cornish, Holman's, Lean's, Trussal's Engine, Mundic, Trevivian's, Tower Engine, Pits-an-Vollar and Blamey's Shafts

COPPER & TIN

Galena, Pyrites, Wolfram, Arsenic & Ochre

Creegbrawse & Penkevil United

Gill's, Goodspeed, Tippets, Luke's, Taylor's, Flakey's, Engine, Flat Rod, Old East, Dog, New East, St. Michael Penkevil, Brydges', Mount and Bawden's Shafts

COPPER & TIN

Arsenic, Zinc, Mispickel, Pyrites & Ochre

Wheal Maid

Champion, Pryor's, Daw's, Tremayne's, Grey's, Western, Balance and Blakesley's Shafts

TIN

Arsenic & Lead

Gwennap United Mines (Wheal Squire, Wheal Cupboard, Poldory, Ale & Cakes, Wheal Clifford and Wheal Andrew)

Eldon's, Taylor's and Garland's shafts

COPPER

Pyrites & Malachite

Wheal Damsel

Chilcott's, Kit's, Pressure Engine, Old Wheal Damsel, Lockett's, Harvey's, Stephens, Buckingham's, Michael's, Skew's, Old Sump, Foxes', William's, Johns and Hodge's (Footway) Shafts

COPPER & TIN

Pyrites & Fluorspar

West Wheal Damsel
(Wheal Spinster)

 

COPPER

Pyrites

East Wheal Damsel & Carharrack Mine

 

COPPER

Tin

Wheal Gorland

Davey's, Sims', Robert's, Collins', Williams', Bawden's, Old Engine, Muttrall, Morcom's, Skinner's, Paul's, Green's, Garby and Davey's Footway Shafts

COPPER

Tin, Wolfram, Opal & Gold

Wheal Unity

Todpool, Davey's, Sims', James', Cain's, Yealton's, Singer's and Sir Frederick's Shafts

TIN

Arsenic, Copper & Lead

Wheal Grambler & St. Aubyn

King's, William's, North Grambler, Old Engine, Perkin's, St Aubyn, Davey's, Simmons', Michell's, Tregellas, Powell's and Murray's Shafts

COPPER

Tin & Fluorspar

Cathedral Mine

Colonels and Lawry Shafts

COPPER

 

Wheal Jewell

Morcom's, Martyn's, Wheal Quick, Trudgeon's, Tregella's, Footway, William's, New Harvey's, John's, Michael's, Tremayne's, Caroline's, Stephen's and Richard's Shafts

COPPER

Pyrites

West Wheal Jewell

Roselobby, Dottam's, Tregonning's, Quarry (Engine) Shaft and Old Engine Shafts

COPPER

Uranite and Pitchblende

Ting Tang

Jeffrey's, Morcom's, Footway, Amelia's, Bawoon George, Lovelace, Wheal Moyle and Roache's Engine Shafts

COPPER

Pyrites & Malachite

Pennance Mine

Baronet's Engine Shaft 

COPPER

Tin

Tresavean & Tretharrup

Morcom's; Bell; Devonshire; North; Roger's; Highburrow; Mitchell's; Caddy's; William's; Teague's; Magor's & Harvey's Engine shaft

TIN & COPPER

Galena & Pyrites

Wheal Rose (Part of the Great North Downs Group)

Adit shaft

COPPER

 

Great Wheal Busy

Old Sump, Fielding's, Matthews', Rickard's, Engine, Moyle's, Poole's, White's, Wheal Vor, Wheal Hodge Engine, Wheal Fire, King's, Bennetts and Harvey's Engine Shafts

COPPER & TIN

Arsenic

North Wheal Busy

Knight's, Trevethan, Twinbro, Flat Rod, Painter's, Anson's, Harvey's, Tin and Engine Shafts

TIN & COPPER

Zinc & Lead

Wheal Daniell

Edwards', Horse Engine, Uren's and Engine Shafts

TIN & COPPER

Ochre & Lead

Killifreth

Hawke's (Richards'), Engine, Tregonning's, New, Skip, Davey's and Footway Shafts

COPPER & TIN

Arsenic, Pyrite, Mispickel & Ochre

East Downs

Doctor's, George's, John Michael's, Vesey's, Footway, Jago, Western, Eastern, Vice's, John's and Williams' Shafts

COPPER & TIN

Arsenic & Mispickel

Hallenbeagle

King's, Engine, Stone's, Eastern, and Read's Shafts

COPPER

 

Wheal Unity Wood

Magor Shaft, Trefusis Shaft

COPPER

Pyrites

Boscawen Mine

Old, Hunter's (or Trestrail's), Kitelee's, Engine, King's North, John's (Turner's), Caunter and Carter's Shafts

COPPER, TIN & ZINC

Mispickel

Wheal Magdalen (Mary Mawdlyn)

 

TIN

Chalcedony

Looking across to Gwennap United Stamps from near Eldons Pumping house, United Mines

THE CARNON VALLEY: Bissoe to the coast

Name of Mine

Principal Shafts

Chief Produce

Notable Minerals

Nangiles Mine(Bread & Cheese Mine)

Bread & Cheese Shaft and Engine Shaft

COPPER & TIN

Zinc, Arsenic & Pyrites

Wheal Jane & West Wheal Jane

Williams', Blueburrow, Jones' (or Moor), Tippett's, Painter's, Venables, Boscawen (or Jacka's), Sparrow, No.2, Dunstan's, Field's, Gweal Durrant, Gilbert's, Giles', Wheal Tremayne and Falmouth Shafts

TIN, ZINC, COPPER & SILVER

Galena & Pyrites

Mount Wellington (Wheal Magpie)

Robinson's, Hawkins', Wheal Friendship, Trenare's, Dunstan's, Wheal Jewel, Sampson's and Buzza's Shafts

TIN

 

North Jane (Besore Mine)

Western Footway, Gossan, Kerr's, Kerr's Footway, New, Mitchell's, Ready Money, Carne's, Engine and Bull Shafts

TIN & SILVER-LEAD

Arsenic

Falmouth & Sperries (East Wheal Falmouth)

Tresidder's, Deeble's Engine, Hale's, Pearce's, Moyle's, Tippett's and Chappel's Shafts

SILVER-LEAD, COPPER & MANGANESE

Galena, Silver, Zinc & Pyrites

Consolidated Mines (Consols)

Bawden's, Old Sump, Skewes', Michell's, Pearce's, Davey's, Job's, Taylor's and Woolf's shafts

COPPER

Cassiterite & Pyrites

South Wheal Garras

 

LEAD & SILVER

Pyrite

Great Wheal Baddon (Wheal Baddern)

Kenworthy's, Twedale's, Buckley's, Burgan's, Eastern Engine, Eastern Whim, Sunderland and Clemow's Shafts

LEAD & SILVER

Zinc, Tin & Arsenic

 

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