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BLUE HILLS TIN MINE

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A tin mine and associated dressing floor. The mine was an amalgation of a number of mines which were operational until 1780. The mine re-opened in 1810 and closed in 1897. At its closure the mine employed 100 men. Surviving features assoaciated with the mine include an engine house constructed in 1813, and a small set of water-powered Cornish stamps. Six of the original twelve survive, together with the cam barrel and waterwheel axle.

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