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MONUMENT NO. 1362177


A stamping mill situated on the west side of the Redwater Valley within Soussons Plantation at Golden Dagger Tin Mine. This mill was not depicted on the 1904 Ordnance Survey map though it was in use by 1912 when it was photographed by Chapman and Son photograph. The photograph shows a very broad waterwheel and attached galvanised sheds. An archaeological survey in 2002 recorded the wheelpit, a level area to the south where the shed which housed twelve heads of Cornish stamps once stood; and two leat embankments of between 5 and 6m long. One of the embankments aligns with the wheelpit but the purpose of the second is not obvious though it may have diverted water onto a smaller water wheel housed within the sheds. Two clear leat channels may be traced north from embankments before being effaced by the forest track. The leat channels are up to 1.5m wide and 0.8m deep. A partly stone-lined tailrace survives below the wheelpit which diverted water back into the stream.

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