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Gumpus Tin Mine (United Kingdom)


The workings of this mine are thought to correspond with a series of shafts recorded by the OS in 1907, now obliterated beneath the main runway of Perranporth airfield. The adit has its outfall amongst spectacular scenery in Meadow Cove to the North.

Data courtesy of Ben Sum, Helston (12/5/18)

NB: CRO = Cornwall Records Office, Truro (Soon to be Kressen Kernow, Redruth)

References:
[CRO] Mr Cotty's account, Bolitho papers
Jenkins, A K H, 1962, p32 "Mines & Miners of Cornwall" Vol.2, Truro Bookshop

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