Parka Consols Mine, Cornwall
St Austell: grid reference SW917598
Parka Consols Mine lies about one mile north of Indian Queens in the Belowda Area of the St. Austell Mining District. Otherwise known as Toldish Tin Mine, the mine lies just west of Ruthvoes (Toldish Iron Mine) in St. Enoder parish. It worked three main lodes: Great Lode, North Lode and Great Caunter Lode from Engine Shaft.
Information on this mine is very scarce and there are no records of production.
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Other nearby mines and their main ores
Ruthers (approx. 2.2 km; HAEMATITE & MANGANESE)
Castle-an-Dinas (approx. 4.0 km; WOLFRAM)
Parka (approx. 4.6 km; TIN)
Old Beam Mine (approx. 4.6 km; TIN)
Belowda (Beacon Hill) Mine (approx. 6.3 km; TIN)
Blencowe Consols (approx. 7.9 km; TIN)
South Terras (approx. 7.9 km; PITCHBLENDE & IRON ORE)
East Wheal Rose (approx. 8.5 km; SILVER, COPPER & ZINC)
Cargoll (approx. 9.1 km; LEAD, SILVER, COPPER & ZINC)
Wheal Bunnie (approx. 9.9 km; TIN & WOLFRAM)