Cornwall (18 pages found in this category)

Carnon River

Heavily polluted river in West Cornwall, draining the historic mining area of Gwennap.


Chysauster is an ancient settlement and scheduled monument on the upper slopes of the Carnaquidden Downs in the Penwith District of southwest Cornwall in England.

Cornish churchtowns

Ecclesiastical parishes in Cornwall sometimes have a parish church situated in a churchtown.

Cornish tin stamps

Large machines for crushing tin and copper ore.


Rural village in West Cornwall.


Underground passage or tunnel constructed in the Iron Age by digging trenches and lining the sides with drystone walling.

Great County Adit

System of underground tunnels that drained tin and copper mines between Redruth and Bissoe in west Cornwall.

Great Flat Lode

Large ore-bearing body of rock under the southern slopes of Carn Brea, south of Camborne in Cornwall, England.


Hamlet and civil parish in West Cornwall.

Gwennap Pit

Amphitheatre in which John Wesley preached between 1762 and 1789, occupying a depression that was possibly formed by the subsidence of underground mine workings.