Attepts were made in 1809 to trace the Wheal Towan lodes eastward towards Towan Cross Wheal Tallack was then worked on a small scale.In 1820 it was with other mines taken up by a London Company. Work on Wheal Tallack re-started when the Wheal Towan adit was driven through the property for a length of over a mile draining the water on many lodes to a depth of 50 fathoms. To prosecute the workings below that depth the company were preparing to erect an engine in 1826. At the same time Wheal Turton were also erecting a engine on a new shaft to intersect the Great Towan copper vein at a depth of 80 fathoms Acknowledgement to Spitfire for descriptionParish: ST.AGNES
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Tallack Mixed Mine belongs to the Central Cornwall region.