St. Agnes, Trelawney Road; Library: Town library and car park built on the site of Polbreen Mine's Dorcas shaft - the large tree-covered mound with a folly on is part of the waste tip (Cornish term: Burrow) from the shaft. This was the main winding shaft for the mine and tapped a very rich lode known as Dorcas lode. 'Dorcas' is reputed to be the name of a girl who committed suicide by jumping into the shaft (by the pub) after herfiancee died in a mining accident. Parish: ST.AGNESData courtesy of Roy Morton and Roy Fellows
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Polbreen Tin Mine belongs to the Camborne and Redruth region.