North Wheal Lovell (Garlidna United Mines), Porkellis, Wendron, Wendron & Falmouth District, Cornwall, England, UK
North Wheal Lovell sett lies one and a half miles northeast of Wendron. The mine includes Garlidna, Ruby and Polengrean Mines and was formerly known as Garlidna United. The sett borders Basset and Grylls Mine on the west. The sett can be thought of as having four distinct sections: To the southwest was North Lovell, to the southeast was Polengrean Mine, to the northwest lay Garlidna and to the northeast lay Wheal Ruby. Taken as a whole, there are reportedly 24 lodes on the sett. The chief lodes were Burning House Lode, Town Lode, Garlidna Lode and New Lode.
UK Grid Reference: SW699329
Shafts include Plomer's, Cope's, Burning House, Garlidna Engine Shaft, Flat Rod, New Shaft and Ruby Engine Shaft.
Production figures are 136 tons of copper ore in 1847 from Ruby; 174 tons tin and 3 tons copper ore between 1861 and 1880 from Garlidna; North Lovell meanwhile produced just over 5 tons of tin worth just over £389 in 1873-74.
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Locality Updated: Alcoutim, Faro District, PortugalFrom Rui Nunes, 8th Dec 2013 10:21:43