Mining first commenced in 1836 under the name of Cornwall United Mine, but was unsuccessful. Reopened about 1844 as Phoenix Mine, West Phoenix Mine was included within the set in 1875, after which the mine was worked as Phoenix United for more info visit Trevithick Society More photos from Bodmin Moor here..
There has actually been snow in some northern parts of Cornwall today, not here, though it feels colder enough to. Blustery and bleak, Looking across from Four Lanes. This area gained World Heritage Status for Cornwall’s tin mining history in 2006; it it also part of the ‘Great Flat Load’, a huge tin deposit that […]