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Posts by angieweekender

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Topic: Bricks at Devon Great Consuls.
angieweekender

Forum: South West England   Posted: 14/05/2015 08:37:13   Subject: Bricks at Devon Great Consuls.
My mistake Tamarmole. I did read it in a hurry then typed before brain engaged thanks for the other info in the thread! :)
Topic: Bricks at Devon Great Consuls.
angieweekender

Forum: South West England   Posted: 12/05/2015 11:39:26   Subject: Bricks at Devon Great Consuls.
There's loads of bricks in the Brunton calciner. I was looking at them yesterday.
Topic: Bricks at Devon Great Consuls.
angieweekender

Forum: South West England   Posted: 11/05/2015 21:20:59   Subject: Bricks at Devon Great Consuls.
Does any one know whether the bricks in The Brunton Claciner at Wheal Anna Marie were made on site? The tempering/ grog in the clay seems to have been mine tailings.
Topic: Purbeck quarrs
angieweekender

Forum: South West England   Posted: 05/04/2015 19:23:45   Subject: Purbeck quarrs
I will definitely come up and see them ;D
Topic: What's your favourite digging tool? I've just found mine!
angieweekender

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 04/04/2015 04:25:40   Subject: What's your favourite digging tool? I've just found mine!
4"WHS Drop forged trowel
Topic: Purbeck quarrs
angieweekender

Forum: South West England   Posted: 04/04/2015 04:17:38   Subject: Purbeck quarrs
Are you digging out the clay? 8-)
Topic: Silver Valley. Kit Hill
angieweekender

Forum: South West England   Posted: 25/10/2014 20:36:30   Subject: Silver Valley. Kit Hill
OK :D
Topic: Silver Valley. Kit Hill
angieweekender

Forum: South West England   Posted: 22/10/2014 19:00:29   Subject: Silver Valley. Kit Hill
Didn't get to trace the tunnel. But went up Wheal Brothers found the small arched tunnels into the shaft and loads of water running through it. There was a square shaft in there too but that was fille
Topic: Old Gunnislake Adit
angieweekender

Forum: South West England   Posted: 22/10/2014 09:25:00   Subject: Old Gunnislake Adit
I know there are other mines with great copper formations but I'm not sure where they are down ere in the South west. Can anyone suggest any spectacular ones?
Topic: Silver Valley. Kit Hill
angieweekender

Forum: South West England   Posted: 22/10/2014 09:19:37   Subject: Silver Valley. Kit Hill
Has anyone ever found the tunnel recorded by Dines on his maps , describing it as similar to Excelsior tunnel but it follows the silver lode from Silver Hill mine to Prince of Wales mine 'some 360 fat
Topic: Old Gunnislake Adit
angieweekender

Forum: South West England   Posted: 04/10/2014 10:06:48   Subject: Old Gunnislake Adit
I'm going into Newbridge adit tomorrow and was wondering if anyone has been down it recently. Any advice. I'm not a seasoned mine explorer just enthusiastic. Not going alone.

Angie
Topic: Heartlands Project
angieweekender

Forum: South West England   Posted: 04/08/2014 13:32:08   Subject: Heartlands Project
That's the problem isn't it. Museums are about services for ordinary people, to educate, to conserve and curate the past. . Heritage is corporate nonsense about making our past make it's own money.
Topic: North Molton
angieweekender

Forum: South West England   Posted: 04/08/2014 12:23:07   Subject: North Molton
I've got a photo of an adit opening. Taken 2 years ago! It's not blocked but I never went in!
Topic: Galena mine
angieweekender

Forum: South West England   Posted: 04/08/2014 12:16:07   Subject: Galena mine
Has anyone ever explored the old mines T Newton St Cyres Devon. One galena and the other manganese?
Topic: Heartlands Project
angieweekender

Forum: South West England   Posted: 04/08/2014 12:14:07   Subject: Heartlands Project
If it's any consolation to the detractors, I was there at the beginning of the summer holidays, having visited the Neolitic Tor enclosure, at Carn Brea, we came came down to see the pit head gear up
Topic: Im looking for a cheap harness
angieweekender

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 25/07/2014 10:51:22   Subject: Im looking for a cheap harness
haha Roy, graveyard humour is hilarious!! Just the sort of advice i need! As a total newbie to SRT! thanks ;D
Topic: Im looking for a cheap harness
angieweekender

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 25/07/2014 10:47:26   Subject: Im looking for a cheap harness
Thanks Droid for the advice-exactly what I need as I am a total nebie to this!;D
Topic: Im looking for a cheap harness
angieweekender

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 24/07/2014 20:29:07   Subject: Im looking for a cheap harness
hi there
i am wanting to start SRT. I need a cheapish secondhand harness. have checked ebay. does anyone have any info on where some maybe available ?
Thanks
angie;D;D
Topic: Cornish Gold.
angieweekender

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 30/09/2013 19:42:09   Subject: Cornish Gold.
I've tried googling bal selling but can't find a definition? 8-)
Topic: Cornish Gold.
angieweekender

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 25/09/2013 05:40:10   Subject: Cornish Gold.
Aren't they rich enough! Those Royals! :ban:
Topic: Cornish Gold.
angieweekender

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 24/09/2013 22:16:15   Subject: Cornish Gold.
Must correct myself Tylecote wrote the article on composition of Cornish Tin slags. If anyone would like the whole article I have it. I am currently studying at a Exeter Uni so can access various acad
Topic: Cornish Gold.
angieweekender

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 24/09/2013 21:56:01   Subject: Cornish Gold.
Frederick Quivick says in his article History of Cornish Tin slags that cassiterite universally contains tin gold arsenic among others - quoting from memory. The Nebra Disc, 4000 yr old Bronze Age dis
Topic: Wheal Merth St Ives
angieweekender

Forum: South West England   Posted: 04/09/2013 22:01:12   Subject: Wheal Merth St Ives
Thanks Alasdair
Topic: Wheal Merth St Ives
angieweekender

Forum: South West England   Posted: 04/09/2013 21:33:31   Subject: Wheal Merth St Ives
thanks everyone will check it all out :D
Topic: Wheal Merth St Ives
angieweekender

Forum: South West England   Posted: 29/08/2013 19:26:14   Subject: Wheal Merth St Ives
Hallo there. Could anyone help me with where to find some information on the history of Wheal Merth.
All the best
Angie ;D
Topic: Great Orme
angieweekender

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 05/10/2012 19:20:36   Subject: Great Orme
watching it!! :D
Topic: Nebra Disc and Cornish Metals
angieweekender

Forum: South West England   Posted: 01/10/2012 21:46:19   Subject: Nebra Disc and Cornish Metals
The past doesn't really exist and if it does it is either in artefacts texts or in our minds which all exist in the present. To dream up questions to ask of an object like the nebra disc is an entierl
Topic: Nebra Disc and Cornish Metals
angieweekender

Forum: South West England   Posted: 01/10/2012 21:41:52   Subject: Nebra Disc and Cornish Metals
Salcombe BA wreck
http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/england/devon/8515627.stm

as time passes more evidence comes to light. Not only was there trade in the Ba but also in the neolithic-a Green
Topic: Nebra Disc and Cornish Metals
angieweekender

Forum: South West England   Posted: 29/09/2012 20:21:51   Subject: Nebra Disc and Cornish Metals
i apologise for my lack of clarity. you are correct there Droid. The sorts of bronze age landscapes i was thinking about are the henge monuments-they exist nowhere else except the British Isles-sorry
Topic: Nebra Disc and Cornish Metals
angieweekender

Forum: South West England   Posted: 29/09/2012 08:13:00   Subject: Nebra Disc and Cornish Metals
the disc itself was found in Germany. Which begs the question -was the disc made in Cornwall or were the metals transported and the disc made in Germany. It is generally thought that the neolithic ga
Topic: Nebra Disc and Cornish Metals
angieweekender

Forum: South West England   Posted: 27/09/2012 21:04:06   Subject: Nebra Disc and Cornish Metals
i know this is a bit out of date but did anyone see this at the National Maritime Museum
http://archaeologynewsnetwork.blogspot.co.uk/2012/04/2012-bc-cornwall-and-sea-in-bronze-age.html#.UGSm4FGT
Topic: ISO cornish union records
angieweekender

Forum: South West England   Posted: 27/09/2012 10:07:08   Subject: ISO cornish union records
What a fascinating thread, have found a bunch of fellow travellors.
Have you come across matthew johnsons archaeology of capitalism?
http://www.amazon.co.uk/Archaeology-Capitalism-Social-M
Topic: Slimes and tailings
angieweekender

Forum: Member Projects   Posted: 23/09/2012 09:48:26   Subject: Slimes and tailings
Got some great deep orange ochre from South Bedford!!!
Going to use some haematite from Great Rock as a glaze material- who are these potters? are they in Cornwall?
Topic: Slimes and tailings
angieweekender

Forum: Member Projects   Posted: 23/09/2012 09:45:44   Subject: Slimes and tailings
I am going to have the samples tested at some point with an XRF analyser. I will probably do this as a precautionary measure. i do have tailings from the dumps at Mary Tavy and am loathe to start usin
Topic: Slimes and tailings
angieweekender

Forum: Member Projects   Posted: 23/09/2012 09:15:09   Subject: Slimes and tailings


Hi amongst other things I am a potter/ ceramicist and I am researching the possilbilties of using slimes and tailings as ceramic materials.

I have dug out tailings and slimes
Topic: Hallo
angieweekender

Forum: New recruits!   Posted: 23/09/2012 08:59:28   Subject: Hallo
I am am new but have become interested in Mine Exploration. I have photos , mostly of surface elements of Devon/ornish Mines and I am not sure how to upload them! could you tell me how please?
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