AditNow... the site for mine explorers and mining historians Mine explorer and mining history videos on YouTube Connect with other mine explorers on Facebook
AditNow Mine Exploration
Tip: do not include 'mine' or 'quarry', search by name e.g. 'cwmorthin', use 'Sounds like search' if unsure of spelling

Advanced Search
'Sounds like search'
Quick a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r s t u v w x y z
Tip: narrow down your search by typing more than one word and selecting 'Search for all words' or 'Exact search'

Home > Mines, Quarries & Sites > Carnsew Granite Quarry

Carnsew Granite Quarry (United Kingdom)

Currently Cornwall's largest inland quarry. Stone from here was taken out to the Fastnet reef off the south-western coast of Ireland for building the present lighthouse there.

Photos of Carnsew Granite Quarry

Photographs Of Carnsew
Photographs Of Carnsew (1 photo)
Last updated October 13th 2008 by carnkie
Historic Photographs Of Carnsew
Historic Photographs Of Carnsew (0 photos)
Last updated December 1st 2007 by carnkie

Google Earth Map of Carnsew Granite Quarry

To view the location details and the Google Map please sign in or register an account.

Documents for Carnsew Granite Quarry

Sorry, there are no documents currently available. If you have any documents you can share please click the 'Upload a Document' tab.

See also:

Carnsew Granite Quarry was served by:

Penryn Port

See more:

All granite quarries in United Kingdom (SW)
All granite quarries in United Kingdom
Starless River - Caving Store Moore Books: Specialist BooksI.A. Recordings: Mining and Industrial History DVDs
Disclaimer: Mine exploring can be quite dangerous, but then again it can be alright, it all depends on the weather. Please read the proper disclaimer.
© 2005 to 2021
Back to Top