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Eastdowns Mine, Wheal Rose village, St Agnes, Camborne - Redruth - St Day District, Cornwall, England, UK

UK Grid Reference: SW725450
Latitude: 50°15'37"N
Longitude: 5°11'32"W
A small tin and copper mine, working some lodes in the area north of Wheal Rose section of Great North Downs Mine and west of the railway line. The workings have now largely disappeared below the A30 road and nearby building operations.
The mine produced 2,410 tons of copper ore. In conjunction with a mine called Silverwell, in the St Agnes district, it produced another 85 tons of 5% copper ore and some black tin between 1863 and 1899.


- Dines, H.G. (1956): The metalliferous mining region of south-west England. HMSO Publications (London), Vol. 1, pp. 386-387.

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