Wheal Hearle

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Wheal Hearle, later became known as East Boscaswell Mine

Minerals found at Wheal Hearle

Cassiterite, Sphalerite.

From 'The Mines of Cornwall and Devon, Observations and Statistics' Thomas Spargo 1865

in St. Just, Cornwall, in 3,648 shares. Purser, Mr. Thomas Hollow, Uny Lelant. Secretary in London, Mr. John Hoyle. Manager, Mr. J. S. Phillips, Pool, Illogan. landowners, Messrs. Augustus Stephens Rodd, Trcmayne, H. Grylls Thomas, James Trezise, Thomas White, and Martin Edwards. Dues, 1-20th.

Depth of adit, 8 fathoms. Depth below, 150 fathoms. Pumping and stamping engine, 30-inch. Winding-engine, 10- inch. Rock, granite. 65 men, 16 females, and 14 boys employed. The present Company commenced in 1859, and has worked at a loss of a few thousands. The prospects are fair. If tin had remained at the late price, the returns would cover current cost, which, notwithstanding the depreciation, will, it is believed, soon be the case.

From 'Observations on the West of England Mining Region' J.H. Collins

Lies to the east of Boscaswell Downs. An old mine reopened in 1859. In1864 was 150 fathoms below adit (8), had 30-inch pumping engine, and employed ninety five people. 1861-4, sold 210 tons of black tin.

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Latitude: 50°8'58"N
Longitude: 5°39'19"W

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