EAST CORNWALL MINING HISTORY ASSOCIATION


Other sites of interest

As time goes by, we intend this area to contain links to sites containing information of relevance to the mining history of East Cornwall.  If you can recommend any that we should link to, let us know by e-mail.  Follow the links on the pictures to get to these other sites and return using your browser 'back' button.

As the name implies, East Kit Hill mine is on Kit Hill.  Kit Hill is an interesting place to visit for lots of reasons - history, archaeology, views, flora and fauna.

The Tamar Valley Mining Heritage Project: A project to conserve, celebrate and tell the story of the Tamar Valley mining landscape

This site contains information and news from the Tamar Valley Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.  There is a section dedicated to the mines of the valley.

Morwellham Quay: An award-winning, evocative museum and visitor centre based around the historic port and mine workings on the River Tamar.

In their own words the "Tamar Mining Group is a ‘by invitation only’ organisation hellbent on doing ‘stuff’ related to the mines of and mining in the Tamar Valley".

NAMHO - National Association of Mining History Organisations. The only recognised national organisation representing the interests of mining historians and exploration clubs.

The 'Team Manley' site contains a wealth of information, and photographs, about the South Caradon Mine, near Liskeard.

"The Tamar Valley, Reflections in Time" is a documentary film by Graham Spink covering not only mining history but also many other social and traditional events. 

Plymouth Mining and Mineral Club exists to encourage interest in mining (past present and future), industrial archaeology, mineral processing techniques and mineralogy.

The Tamar Mining Press publishers books about mining in the Tamar Valley. Subjects covered so far include Ore Dressing at Devon Great Consols, Mines of the Tamar and Tavy, and a Collection of contemporary reports about the mines at Devon Great Consols.

The  Trevithick Society aims to encourage an interest in the industrial archaeology and mining history of Cornwall. It encourages the preservation of engine houses and other industrial buildings of worth as a significant part of Cornwall's heritage. 

A website, exploring the many different roles which women and girls have undertaken at mines around the world, with an emphasis on those (known as bal maidens) who worked at the mines, clay works and related industries in Cornwall and West Devon.

The Association for Industrial Archaeology is the national organisation for people who share an interest in Britain's industrial past.


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