West Godolphin Mine, Cornwall

West Godolphin Mine, Cornwall

From Kellys Directory about West Godolphin Mine

Is 5 miles from Helston, Camborne, Hayle and about 6 from Redruth, Camborne and Hayle are the railway stations, and Hayle is the nearest shipping port. It is worked for tin by a costbook company, consisting of 5,000 shares, and held under a 21 years lease granted by the Duke of LEEDS. The country is killas and granite, and there are several lodes and counter lodes in the sett, bearing east and west. There is a 30-inch cylinder steam engine, and a water wheel for stamping and all dressing applications. Purser Charles THOMAS, 3 Great Street, Helens, London Manager and Chief Agent John POPE

 

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