British Mining No 20 – The Caradon and Phoenix Mining Area
by H. R. Shambrook
A wide ranging and well illustrated monograph on the celebrated Tin and Copper Mines, situated on the southern reaches of Bodmin Moor, Cornwall.
The author deals with the geography and geology of the area and then goes on to outline the history and workings of the South Caradon and Phoenix Mines in detail, whilst later chapters deal with the smaller ventures and infrastructure supporting the mines and miners.
The printed version of this book is now OUT OF PRINT, however it is now available as a PDF to download from this site, for use on computers and tablets.
A4 49pp, 22 plate’s, 15 figs
ISBN 0 901450 22 7
Look Inside to see some sample pages including the table of contents and index of mines.