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Posts by kembro

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Topic: Mystery water wheel
kembro

Forum: South West England   Posted: 13/11/2019 14:31:40   Subject: Mystery water wheel
Judging by the wall in the background it may well be in the valley just below Tuckingmill heading down towards the Tolvaddon works.
Topic: Wheal Grenville - Fortescue's shaft 1976
kembro

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 18/06/2019 22:16:17   Subject: Wheal Grenville - Fortescue's shaft 1976
I remember talking to a chap at Fortescues in 76. Large quantities of lime were being added on site to raise the ph level 'so steel water pipes would not corrode unduly due to the acidity of the wate
Topic: Good news for Cornwall?
kembro

Forum: South West England   Posted: 02/04/2016 11:57:22   Subject: Good news for Cornwall?
Wheal Pendarves site again. Yes, a great deal of landscaping has been done on the site and is now nearly completed. However, the owners have kept strictly to the guidelines issued to them and the shaf
Topic: Good news for Cornwall?
kembro

Forum: South West England   Posted: 20/03/2016 20:36:42   Subject: Good news for Cornwall?
Dont worry about taking Wheal Pendarves site into a future South Crofty development. Many 1000s of tons of material have been landscaped over the site in the past 12 months to create and equestrian ce
Topic: Person Newydd
kembro

Forum: New recruits!   Posted: 17/11/2015 18:48:16   Subject: Person Newydd
Croeso oddiwrth Kembro - CYmro yn byw yng Ngherwy!
Topic: CORNWALL UK Bodilly Mill Tin Stamps & Mine??
kembro

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 28/03/2015 18:12:22   Subject: CORNWALL UK Bodilly Mill Tin Stamps & Mine??
Is there any reference in Justin Brooks book 'The tin streams of Wendron'? Cant check it out as I lent my copy to someone who didn't return it!!
Topic: North And West Dolcoath, any info?
kembro

Forum: South West England   Posted: 02/02/2014 10:13:50   Subject: North And West Dolcoath, any info?
Re N Dolcoath etc. Have you tried T.A.Morrison's book Cornwall's Central Mines Volume 2 which has quite good coverage of the area including a chapter on North Dolcoath. Sounds like you are well onto
Topic: Heartlands Project
kembro

Forum: South West England   Posted: 07/07/2012 22:35:56   Subject: Heartlands Project
Heartbreak project will certainly give visitors to Cornwall a chance to see a mining landscape in the raw, complete with grass, trees, glazed buildings, polished granite and places for miners to enjoy
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