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Visit Crane Lake mine11.04.2017 Visit Crane Lake mine
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Start: 10:30 o’clockEnd: 16:00 o’clock
Calendar: GeneralLocation: Princetown, Devon
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Visit Crane Lake mine. An old mine with shafts, lode back, leats, remains of buildings, wheel pit, processing features and a stream working site. Approx 7 miles, easy going mostly walking via tracks. Start: SX 604 708
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Created by Murray Oates on 03.11.2016 00:54Last edited by Murray Oates on 22.02.2017 17:35
WWI Tin and Wolfram Mine, Kit Hill14.05.2017 WWI Tin and Wolfram Mine, Kit Hill
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Start: 11:00 o’clockEnd: 17:00 o’clock
Calendar: GeneralLocation: Callington, Cornwall
 
 

Duchy of Cornwall WWI Tin and Wolfram Mine, Kit Hill The Duchy opened this mine in January 1916 as part of their war effort; Dines suggests that it closed in 1921. While there was later exploration on the hill, the Duchy mine was the last working to go into production. We will be looking at the archaeological evidence on the eastern slopes of Kit Hill, within the Country Park, and, with the permission of the landowner, some features outside the Park.

Start: Adit car park, Kit Hill (GR 380 714 second on left)
Allow 3-4 hours. Bring a packed lunch, and suitable clothing and footwear.

 
Created by Murray Oates on 03.11.2016 00:56Last edited by Murray Oates on 28.01.2017 17:55
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