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Posts by Jack Tempest

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Topic: Curious about an adit
Jack Tempest

Forum: South West England   Posted: 05/07/2017 22:53:52   Subject: Curious about an adit
[quote="robnorthwales"]The link pic is (allegedly) a well. Whilst it was originally a normal vertical well, at some point in the late 19th Century it was decided to make it into a spring to serve a gr
Topic: Curious about an adit
Jack Tempest

Forum: South West England   Posted: 05/07/2017 19:34:58   Subject: Curious about an adit
Thank you everyone for your help and time you've invested in my question. I'm impressed with the deductive logic, and thank you for uploading the maps and documents. It's sounding as if it's a relativ
Topic: Curious about an adit
Jack Tempest

Forum: South West England   Posted: 05/07/2017 07:35:17   Subject: Curious about an adit
[quote="robnorthwales"]Here's a drainage level - Halkyn Deep Level.

https://www.aditnow.co.uk/Photo/Adit-For-Drainage-Tunnel-Above-Halkyn_62924/

The entrance is currently about
Topic: Curious about an adit
Jack Tempest

Forum: South West England   Posted: 04/07/2017 21:32:59   Subject: Curious about an adit
[quote="royfellows"]I have looked at your photo and it is certainly not an ice house much too small, some drainage levels certainly are that small.

Than you for giving this your attention.
Topic: Curious about an adit
Jack Tempest

Forum: South West England   Posted: 04/07/2017 21:23:30   Subject: Curious about an adit
[quote="Morlock"]Pure speculation based on the shaft circled in red and a guess on the adit position circled in blue it could be a drainage adit? Please advise if the blue circle is anywhere near the
Topic: Curious about an adit
Jack Tempest

Forum: South West England   Posted: 04/07/2017 21:08:32   Subject: Curious about an adit
[/img]https://drive.google.com/open?id=0B1xJJZLqptvoUVRxR2NlcU9wZlk

Not a great photo with evening light behind
Topic: Curious about an adit
Jack Tempest

Forum: South West England   Posted: 04/07/2017 21:05:03   Subject: Curious about an adit
Let's see if this works... trying to share an image. Adit at dusk.

[/img]https://drive.google.com/open?id=0B1xJJZLqptvoZno3UldLdHlTRk0
Topic: Curious about an adit
Jack Tempest

Forum: South West England   Posted: 04/07/2017 20:43:20   Subject: Curious about an adit
[quote="royfellows"]Some short tunnels were driven as ice houses and nothing to do with mining, just thought I should mention this.
Generally, the amount of spoil at the entrance usually indicat
Topic: Curious about an adit
Jack Tempest

Forum: South West England   Posted: 04/07/2017 20:31:45   Subject: Curious about an adit
[quote="Peter Burgess"]Well, if I was local, I wouldn't consider it a waste of my time. If others here are like me, an invitation to look in a hole is rarely turned down! I am sure someone will take a
Topic: Curious about an adit
Jack Tempest

Forum: South West England   Posted: 04/07/2017 20:25:35   Subject: Curious about an adit
[quote="RAMPAGE"]Did you notice if there was any water coming out and if so how much?

Did you notice any air movement? Like a cool breeze coming out?[/quote]

It has a stream that
Topic: Curious about an adit
Jack Tempest

Forum: South West England   Posted: 04/07/2017 20:22:40   Subject: Curious about an adit
[quote="robnorthwales"]I can't imagine anyone who might be interested would view it as a waste of time if it didn't lead anywhere.
Because, quite often, people here are trying to find where odd h
Topic: Curious about an adit
Jack Tempest

Forum: South West England   Posted: 04/07/2017 20:16:09   Subject: Curious about an adit
[quote="pwhole"]If it was my area, I'd be straight in, so I doubt you'll struggle to get any takers. By the weekend you may have a 'Glastonbury queue' of battered Land Rovers, with strange, bearded dr
Topic: Curious about an adit
Jack Tempest

Forum: South West England   Posted: 04/07/2017 20:12:44   Subject: Curious about an adit
[quote="Morlock"]Is the adit anywhere near any of the numerous old quarries along the creek?[/quote]

It's actually facing Devoran but a good half mile back from the creek.
Topic: Curious about an adit
Jack Tempest

Forum: South West England   Posted: 04/07/2017 07:15:43   Subject: Curious about an adit
Thank you. If some of them are nearby they might not mind dropping in when passing by. Don't want to waste anyone's time.
Topic: Curious about an adit
Jack Tempest

Forum: South West England   Posted: 04/07/2017 00:51:30   Subject: Curious about an adit
We live at Mylor in Cornwall and we have an adit on our land. Because nothing showed up on the survey when we bought the property I imagined the adit was something and nothing when we found it. For th
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