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Posted: 12/01/2021 17:41:09
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Hi All,

New to the forums, ex CSM recently returned to Cornwall but not been involved in mining or wandered down any old mines for a long while.

Whilst sorting the house, found a hand drawn map from 1979, showing a through route from Priests Cove to Porth Leddon. I acquired the map whilst at CSM in the early 80's.

Wondered if the route was still open or if anyone had been down there recently?
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Posted: 12/01/2021 17:45:43
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Not recently here, but from Priests Cove there is a 20 ft pitch up to the Porth Leddon adit, which last time in there, some years ago, was blocked by a fall. I am told this is regular and easily dug. Probably someone on here have more recent news.

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Posted: 12/01/2021 19:05:55
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can safely say it is definatly not open as a through route at the minute, we had been digging it out but this last year with the covid restrictions put paid to all our work unfortunatly IP: 88.110.224.183
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