Venue: Liskerret Centre, Liskeard

DATE: Wednesday 1st June 2016

http://www.liskerrett.co.uk/events/event/01-Jun-2016/picturing-the-mines—an-atlas

With artist Matthew Bennington, our dynamic team of volunteers, PZ Conservation book conservator interns Keira McKee and Rhea Evers, mining expert Iain Rowe, enthusiasts of all things mining and you the public we created an amazing 3 metre collaborative artwork depicting the extraordinary eruption of wealth from under Caradon Hill during the boom and bust era of the mines in this ancient moorland landscape.

Boom & Bust 1840 – 1890

Cornish Copper – [first found at South Caradon 404M OD] – open moorland – all above 300M OD

Stowes Mine /Phoenix United Mine /Marke Valley /Wheal Jenkin /Prince of Wales Shaft /South Phoenix /New Phoenix /West Phoenix /South Cardamon Mine /Holmans Shaft /Jope’s Shaft

 

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