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Great Polgooth Tin Mine (United Kingdom)

Operated: 1800-1885
Output: 3,000T Tin, 595T Copper.
Rem: 2 engine houses survive, one on the edge of the Golf Course at Taylors Shaft and one in the valley below (stamps) which is now a house.
At work in 1870 with the following information;
In 4 shares;
Purser and Manager, William Browne, St.Austell;
Engineer, William West;
Payday, Last Saturday in the month;
70 persons employed


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Major Mining Region

Great Polgooth Tin Mine belongs to the Central Cornwall region.

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