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Wheal Benny, Latchley, Calstock, Callington District, Cornwall, England, UK

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Latitude & Longitude (WGS84): 50° 32' 7'' North , 4° 15' 46'' West
Latitude & Longitude (decimal): 50.535414, -4.262814
UK National Grid Reference:SX397731
 
Tin, Wolfram and Arsenic mine, closed 1924, abandoned end of 1928.
There is an extensive arsenic labyrinth and flue though these show little evidence of use. There are also 4 buddles for black tin preparation. The main shaft is in the hillside above the mine and is heavily fenced. April 2004.

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References

Dines, H.G. (1956): The metalliferous mining region of south-west England. HMSO Publications (London), Vol. 2, p. 652.

Richardson, P.H.G. (1992): Mines of Dartmoor and the Tamar Valley after 1913. Northern Mine Research Society (Sheffield), 160 pp.

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