Black and White Sunday: Through

An easy option. The view through my garden fence. And if you would like to see other interpretations then please visit Paula.

South Wheal Frances

South Wheal Frances was part of the Bassett Mines which worked the Great Flat Lode. There are still some impressive buildings on the site.

Giew Mine

Giew Mine lies alongside the B3311 minor road linking Penzance and St. Ives. The surviving engine house stands over the 225m deep Frank’s shaft on the western flank of Trink Hill in Towednack Parish. The engine house dates from 1874. This mine is just over the Trink Hill that you can see behind Wheal Alice. It’s…

Wheal Prosper Mine

It occurred to me that many people reading this blog may not know a lot about these iconic buildings dotted around the Cornish landscape and particularly along the coast. The story of the miners of Cornwall can be found on my original Travel Words blog where there are also several other Cornish posts. Today I…

Wheal Alice

  Another view of Wheal Alice with Trink Hill in the background and sheep grazing. The track you can see at the back is where the dairy herd come and go to the dairy for milking. I’ll show you them soon as it is quite a sight!

Wheal Alice

  For my first post there can be nothing better than a Cornish engine house. This is Wheal Alice a defunct mine in the hamlet of Trencrom near St Ives and Carbis Bay.