West Phoenix Copper & Tin Mine

West Phoenix Mine

Is in the parish of Linkinhorne and mining district of Caradon, situate 6 miles from Liskeard and 7 from Callington. The nearest shipping place is at Looe, 15 miles distant. The Caradon and Looe railway runs near the sett. The country is Killas and granite.l The lode runs east and west, and produces tin and copper. There have been two shafts sunk, the old sump to a depth of 30 fathoms below the adit, and the old engine shaft to a depth of 100 fathoms below the adit. The mine is leased for 21 years from the Duchy of Cornwall at a royalty of 1-18th. The company is on the costbook system, and consists of 3,000 shares.

Manager Joseph HOCKING at the Phoenix mine
Chief Agent Captain. Edward DUNSTONE, on the mine

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