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Home > Mines, Quarries & Sites > Wrey Mixed Mine

Wrey Mixed Mine (United Kingdom)

Parish: ST.IVES

Lead/silver mine operated from Worked 1853 - 1862 as Wheal Wrey. 1863 - 1866 as Ludcott and Wrey United or Ludcott and Wrey Consolidated
Worked from Engine Shaft on the E of the River Tiddy approximately 460m NE of Butterdon Mill. This shaft extends to about 100m below adit level (117mbgl), The extent of stoping is not recorded.
And an adit is mentioned, but location unknown

Wheal Ludcott (SX 297 657 ) North Trelawny ( SX 297 660)

LODES: Killas country rock. NS trending E dipping lode worked for Lead and Silver. With maximum width 30cm the lode is richest between 24m and 127m depth. An elvan dyke is encountered at depth.

KNOWN OUTPUT: 1853 - 1862 : 5435 tons 69% Lead Ore,106,918 ozs Silver 1863 - 1865 : 1800 tons 67% Lead Ore, 78,750 ozs Silver, with Ludcott 1866: 68.7 tons Lead Ore 2827 ozs Silver, as Ludcott and Wrey

Description by Ferret

Data courtesy of Roy Fellows and Roy Morton, Dines, H. G. (1956) BGS County Series Cornwall 36NE (1901) Burt, R. (1987) Collins, J. H. (1912)

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Last updated April 22nd 2019 by Scoggan
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Historic Photographs Of Wrey (0 photos)
Last updated December 31st 2007 by royfellows

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Major Mining Region

Wrey Mixed Mine belongs to the Caradon District region.

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