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Home > Mines, Quarries & Sites > Wheal Druid Copper Mine

Wheal Druid Copper Mine (United Kingdom)


Description by ICLOK

Copper mine high on the wooded hillside above Ashburton. The Engine house on Victoria Shaft is interesting as it has housed various sizes of pumping engines and is much modified. When first visited the shaft still had the pumping rod in situ. The chimney is also interesting as it has ornamental recesses in it.
Trees surrounding engine hse have been felled. It is part of the adjent private property. Un-official access is tolerated, but care should be taken as the shaft is wide open, but flooded with pump rod. Iclok.

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Photographs Of Druid
Photographs Of Druid (5 photos)
Last updated August 5th 2009 by ICLOK
Historic Photographs Of Druid
Historic Photographs Of Druid (3 photos)
Last updated February 24th 2008 by ICLOK

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Major Mining Region

Wheal Druid Copper Mine belongs to the West Devon region.

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