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Mines of Dartmoor and the Tamar Valley after 1913

P. H. G. Richardson

Mines of Dartmoor and the Tamar Valley after 1913

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Published by Devon Books in Tiverton .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Originally published: Sheffield: Northern Mine Research Society,1992.

Statementby P. H. G. Richardson.
The Physical Object
Pagination160p. :
Number of Pages160
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22333531M
ISBN 100861148983

Devon is a county in south west England, bordering Cornwall to the west with Dorset and Somerset to the east. There is evidence of occupation in the county from Stone Age times onward. Its recorded history starts in the Roman period when it was a was then a separate kingdom for a number of centuries until it was incorporated into early England. Two Bridges is an isolated location on the river West Dart in the heart of Dartmoor National Park in Devon, England. It is situated around km north east of Princetown at the intersection of the two roads that cross Dartmoor: one is the old turnpike road which was built across Dartmoor in the late 18th century ; the other is the B Author Title Date Shelf Notes [Exeter City.] A New Guide to the City of Exeter and its Environs. A1: Act of Parliament: For Making and Maintaining a Navigable Canal from and out of the River Tamar at or near Morwellham Quay to Tavistock. photocopy.   Tale of Dartmoor life in the s mines rich seam of local knowledge Fiction set in the rural Westcountry, from Thomas Hardy to Patrick Gale, has always been a hit with readers. David Hill Author: Jon Bayley.


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Richardson. This publication is now out of print, however second hand copies may be available, see below. Please note that second hand copies may have faded spines or other imperfections. Paige, RT.

'The Tamar Valley and its People: The Years of Change, ', Dartington Amenity Research Trust, Totnes. Richardson, PHG 'Mines of Dartmoor & the Tamar Valley After ', Northern Mine Research Society Monograph No Stanier, P. 'Mines of Cornwall and Devon'. Twelveheads Press, Truro.

Mines of Dartmoor and the Tamar Valley After by Richardson, P.H.G. and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at The tin mining industry on Dartmoor, Devon, England, is thought to have originated in pre-Roman times, and continued right through to the 20th century, when the last commercially worked mine (Golden Dagger Mine) closed in November (though it saw work during the Second World War).

From the 12th century onwards tin mining was regulated by a stannary parliament which had its own laws. Everywhere, you can see evidence of deep, dark mines and hard-working communities, which would have driven an entire industry in the area.

The Tamar Valley Mining Heritage Project is located in the heart of the World Heritage Site within the Devon side of the AONB. This landscape has a distinctly industrial legacy from the C19th mining boom.

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Exeter Industrial Archaeology Group, University of Exeter, ISBN 0 00 0; A K Hamilton Jenkin - Mines of Devon. Landmark Publishing, ISBN 1 0; P H G Richardson - Mines of Dartmoor and the Tamar Valley After (Second edition).

Devon Books, Mines of Dartmoor and the Tamar Valley after by P.H.G. Richardson: Miracleman Book One: A Dream of Flying by Alan Moore: The Moor by Laurie R. King: A Moorland Hanging by Michael Jecks: My Dartmoor by Clive Gunnell. I have Richardson's book "Mines of Dartmoor & the Tamar Valley after " but would like to go back before, particularly as I have some mining architecture in our grounds.

Must be some of you experts could direct me to the best reading. Hamilton Jenkin's Mines of Devon volume 2 would probably be good, but not available for under £!. Many. I know its a bit of a drive from Dartmoor but Devon Great Consols worth a look for its Calciners and arsenic Mill remains.

In fact a good reference book for a trip there would be Mines Of Dartmoor and the Tamar Valley after by P.H.G Richardson (British Mining Vol) 4.

PHG Richardson (), Mines of Dartmoor and the Tamar Valley afterNorthern Mine Research Society, Sheffield, pages This book chapter concentrates on the last years at golden Dagger, from The lodes run east-weat as seen by the open works that followed them.

There were open works from time immemorial. Mines of Dartmoor and the Tamar Valley after P. Richardson, Richardso Not In Library. Borrow. The Dartmoor Pony Joseph Palmer Not In Library. Publishing History This is a chart to show the when this publisher published books. Along the X axis is time, and on the y axis is the count of editions published.

2 books Judy Chard. Mining in Cornwall and Devon, in the southwest of England, began in the early Bronze Age, around BC, and ended (at least temporarily) with the closure of South Crofty tin mine in Cornwall in Tin, and later copper, were the most commonly extracted tin mining continued long after the mining of other metals had become unprofitable.

The industrial archaeology of the Tamar Valley by Frank Booker: Isambard Kingdom Brunel, a biography by L. Rolt: Mines of Dartmoor and the Tamar Valley after by P.H.G. Richardson: Morwellham Quay in the Tamar Valley by Frank Booker: Morwellham Quay, a history: a Tamar Valley mining quay - by Amber Patrick.

Hexworthy, Devon. The mines at Ringleshuttes and Hooten Wheals. there is a line drawing in Richardson’s book. Within the shed area are 2 circular buddles with concrete pans probably dating only to the period when there was an attempt to restart the works prior to the First World War.

Mines of Dartmoor and the Tamar Valley after Where exactly is the Tamar Valley AONB. It is located on the border of Cornwall and Devon, and includes the valleys of the Tamar, Tavy and Lynher.

The larger section, around the rivers Tamar and Tavy, extends north from the broad estuary at Plymouth to the intricate, deeply incised river meanders just below Launceston and Tavistock.

Kelly Mine, Bovey Tracey, Teignbridge, Devon, England, UK: Micaceous Hematite 'Shining Ore'. Worked until and in good repair it is now maintained by the Kelly trust. Ref: Richardson P.H.G.

() Mines of Dartmoor & the Taymar Valley afterDevon. Mines of Dartmoor and the Tamar Valley after by P.H.G. Richardson. Published by Northern Mine Research Society ISBN 0 38 3; Grey Gold by Samuel Murphy published by Moiety Publishing ISBN 0 7 7.

Mike Gill, SB, A5 pp, 16 photo's, 23 tables, 25 figs This monograph follows the development of the Grassington Mines from the relatively small workings under the Customary Mining Law of the 17th and 18th centuries, through the demise of the laws and the introduction and failure of leases, to the larger, highly capitalised and mechanised mines of the 19th century.

Peak District Mines Historical Society Ltd. website 4. Mines of Dartmoor & The Tamar Valley AfterP.H.G. Richardson 5. Exploring Cornish Mines Vols 4 & 5, Kenneth Brown & Bob Acton 6. Cornish Mines, Roger Burt, Peter Waite, Raymond Burnley mines index.

Since retiring he has taken up his interest with increased vigour writing numerous articles and a small book on the subject "Mines of Dartmoor and the Tamar Valley after " priced at £ Copies still available via SWEHS Secretary.

Vitifer Mine, Postbridge (East of Warrenhouse Inn off B, SX). Signed from Roger Collicott Books. You Searched For: Roger Collicott Books. Mines of Datmoor and the Tamar Valley After RICHARDSON, P.H.G. Published by Northern Mine Research Society Sybil of Cornwall takes up the first pages of the book, and is a romantic adventure in verse, set on the rugged coast of West Cornwall.

Tin mining between the Tamar and Tavy had probably started by the s, when tin working between Dartmoor and the Tamar was first mentioned.

It seems largely to have come to an end in the later 18th century, probably due to the area's unusual mineralogy with tin being found above the copper, rather than below as was usual elsewhere in the region where the two minerals were found together. The engine house of Mary Tavy still stands on the open moor as a striking testament to the mines there, as do ancient tracks which cut into the land: “Not all the streams encountered [on Dartmoor] may prove natural watercourses; one which contours a hillside is far more likely to be a leat cut either for man’s immediate needs or for.

Richardson, P.H.G. Mining on Dartmoor and the Tamar Valley after (Sheffield: NMRS, British Mining No, ). Russell, V. West Penwith Survey (Truro: Cornwall Archaeological Society, ).

Stanier, Peter Cornwall's Mining Heritage (Truro: Twelveheads Press, ) Vivian, John Tales of the Cornish Miner (Penryn: Tor Mark Press, ). The Tamar Valley Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty has a long mining history, the remains of which now complement its gorges and rivers to form part of a World Heritage site that is rich in wildlife One hundred and fifty years ago, this whole area would have been full of noise and people.

It was. The Dartmoor Tin Industry - A Field Guide. Newton Abbot: Chercombe Press. ISBN Richardson, P. Mines of Dartmoor and the Tamar Valley after Sheffield: The Northern Mine Research Society.

ISBN HM Prison Dartmoor is a Category C men's prison, located in Princetown, high on Dartmoor in the English county of high granite walls dominate this area of the prison is owned by the Duchy of Cornwall, and is operated by Her Majesty's Prison on: Princetown, Devon.

Rippon, S, Claughton, P and Smart, C Mining in a Medieval Landscape: The Royal Silver Mines of the Tamar Valley. Exeter: EUP Ramsden, J V ‘Notes on the Mines of Devonshire’ Rep Trans Devonshire Richardson, P H G The Mines of Dartmoor and the Tamar Valley after NMRS British Mining Monograph: Baring Gould, S.

A Book of Dartmoor. A Book of Dartmoor. Unknown. SDV Cartographic: Young, A. Transcriptions from Winkleigh Biomass Plant National Mapping Programme (NMP) project. Plot of Cropmarks. Digital. SDV Article in Serial: Richardson, P.

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Most of our Bed and Breakfast providers are run by their owners and are managed by people with years of knowledge of the Tamar Valley and surrounding areas, and pride. Mining in Cornwall and Devon in the south west of England began in the early Bronze Age approximately BC and ended with the closure of South Crofty tin mine in Cornwall in Tin and later also copper were the most productive of the metals extracted: some tin mining continued long after mining of other metals had become unprofitable.

Tors and tin Discover over 5, years of human activity on Dartmoor Dartmoor is the largest upland in Southern England and it’s certainly a landscape full of contrasts. A place of wild and windswept moors, dramatic rocky outcrops and sweeping sheltered valleys.

At first glance it can appear an empty, desolate environment yet it. Reports of H.M. Inspector of Mines for the Midland and South Division p, 70, 70, 72, 73, Reports of the Inspectors of Mines List of Mines Richardson, P.H.G.

Mines of Dartmoor and the Tamar Valley after A Monograph of the Northern Mine Research Society, British Mining No p Skillen, B.S.

About this Item: David & Charles, Great Britain, Hard Cover. Condition: As New. Dust Jacket Condition: As New. 3rd Revised Edition. The River Tamar was once among the busiest trade highways in Southern England: mineral mines (copper, tin.) railways, paddle steamers, market gardening, river quays are all described and their engineering and economic problems assessed.

Dartmoor was a royal forest in Saxon times; since the central area has belonged to the royal duchy of Dartmoor and its wooded fringes were designated a national park, covering square miles ( square km).Eight rivers, including the Dart, the Teign, and the Avon, rise on the wet uplands, and much of their water is impounded to supply the towns of Devon.

Title: Dartmoor: The Source of the Tamar and the Torridge Creator: Joseph Mallord William Turner, –, British Date Created: ca. Physical Dimensions: Sheet: 7 7/8 x 12 5/8 inches (20 x cm) Subject Keywords: landscape, genre subject, kilns, smoke, washing, women, river, donkey External Link: See this work of art on the Yale Center for British Art website.

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Charles and Kate have traveled to Dartmoor, where Charles is establishing a prisoner fingerprinting system in the famous prison.

Kate is enjoying long walks on the moor/5.The Dartmoor Tinworking Research Group (DTRG) is dedicated to study and preservation of Dartmoor's unique and world-class tin mining heritage.

Tin has been a valuable commodity from the Bronze Age to modern day and historical records relating its working survive from the mid 12th century to the s.