Cornwall and West Devon Mining Landscape

Mining in Cornwall and west Devon

Dig deeper in this section to find out more about the geology, people, technology and features that created and comprise the globally important Cornwall and west Devon mining landscapes.
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Geevor Mine Shaft Kibble - Ainsley Cocks

About the WHS

Explore what World Heritage Site status is and why our Cornwall and west Devon mining landscapes have this globally important designation.
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Edward Rowe in the play Hireth at St Just - Steve Tanner