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    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 1970s.

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    BBC - Devon Bookshelf - Tin Mines and Miners of Dartmoor ...

    Digging into Dartmoor's past Tin miners pose for the camera outside Golden Dagger Mine in around 1912 You wouldn't think so nowadays, but Dartmoor was once a major mining area.

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    Whiteworks - Wikipedia

    Whiteworks (or White Works) is a former mining hamlet near the town of Princetown, within Dartmoor National Park, in the English county of Devon.Tin mining is central to the history of settlement at Whiteworks, which was once home to one of Dartmoor's largest tin mines. The original cottages and their inhabitants were related to this industry, until the area became used

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    Tin Extraction on Dartmoor - OUGS

    A decline in mineral value, coinciding with a shortage of man power during the Great War and rising costs for extraction of ore from ever deeper lodes were the final blows to the last Dartmoor Mines and at least 3500 years of tin mining effectively ended on Dartmoor in 1920 with only a few sporadic one man ventures hanging on for a few more years.

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    Alluvial records of medieval and prehistoric tin mining on ...

    The historical record of tin mining on Dartmoor indicates that there was a decline. in the industry during the late 18th to 19th centuries. Therefore, the channel incision.

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    Tin Mills Legendary Dartmoor

    49 行  Mar 22, 2016  If you like reading Dartmoor fiction and are interested in the medieval

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    1856 Mines in Devon and Cornwall - Graces Guide

    Devon Tin Mine, Dartmoor. Purser and secretary, J. W. Arundell, 26 New Bridge street, Blackfriars. Purser and secretary, J. W. Arundell, 26 New Bridge street, Blackfriars. Devon Wheal Buller Mine is in the parish of Buckland Monachorum, Devon, within the bounds of the lordship of Sir A. Buller, and duchy of Cornwall; it is situated 6 miles from ...

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    Dartmoor_tin-mining - chemeurope

    The Dartmoor tin mining industry is thought to have originated as early as pre-Roman times, and continued right through to the 20th century.Tin is smelted from cassiterite, a mineral found in hydrothermal veins in granite, so the uplands of Dartmoor, in Devon, England, were a particularly productive area.Many of the older sites carry the prefix Wheal (from a Celtic word meaning

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    Eylesbarrow Tin Mine and associated remains, Dartmoor ...

    Tin has been exploited on Dartmoor since the prehistoric period and surviving remains are numerous, well-preserved and diverse, with the two main types of tinwork being streamworks and mines. The three different forms of tinwork used to mine lode tin

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    Tin Extraction on Dartmoor - OUGS

    A decline in mineral value, coinciding with a shortage of man power during the Great War and rising costs for extraction of ore from ever deeper lodes were the final blows to the last Dartmoor Mines and at least 3500 years of tin mining effectively ended on Dartmoor in 1920 with only a few sporadic one man ventures hanging on for a few more years.

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    Brimpts Tin Trail - Moor than meets the eye

    Visitors to the Dartmoor National Park Visitor Centre in Princetown can see a fascinating exhibition by the Dartmoor Tinworking Research Group (DTRG), telling the story of tin mining on Dartmoor -or -how to get from tin ore to modern electronics, via medieval technology.Celebrating 25 years since the DTRG was founded; the exhibition focuses on Dartmoor tin extraction and

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    Alluvial records of medieval and prehistoric tin mining on ...

    The role of tin mining in the society of prehistoric Dartmoor and its impact on the local landscape have long been discussed despite equivocal evidence for prehistoric mine sites. A fluvial geomorphological approach, using floodplain stratigraphy, combined with sediment geochemistry and mineralogy, was employed to identify prehistoric tin ...

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    New exhibition explores Dartmoor’s tin mining past

    New exhibition explores Dartmoor’s tin mining past. Visitors to the Dartmoor National Park Visitor Centre in Princetown can see a fascinating exhibition by the Dartmoor Tinworking Research Group (DTRG), telling the story of tin mining on Dartmoor -or -how to get from tin ore to modern electronics, via medieval technology.

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    Tin on Dartmoor

    Tin on Dartmoor (notes) The importance of tin was that it ushered in the Bronze Age: it was added to copper to make bronze. About 12% tin with copper produced a much harder metal, for tools, weapons, armour etc. Before this, there was arsenic-bronze, but tin

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    Alluvial records of medieval and prehistoric tin mining on ...

    The role of tin mining in the society of prehistoric Dartmoor and its impact on the local landscape have long been discussed despite equivocal evidence for prehistoric mine sites.

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    Membership - DTRG

    You may know little about Dartmoor's Tin Mining past, but, if you would like to find out more then the DTRG could be for you. As well as site visits and investigations, members can gain different types of training. The training given could range from learning how to use a Global Positioning System (GPS) to participating in plane table surveys ...

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    Cornwall Devon Mines - Northern Mine Research Society

    Cornwall Devon. These counties are rich in a variety of metal ores, and are the UK’s only source of tin. It was found in veins associated with five major granite intrusions (Land’s End, Carnmenellis, St Austell, Bodmin Moor and Dartmoor) and eleven small ones (St Michael’s Mount, Tregonning-Godolphin, Carn Brea, Carn Marth, St Agnes, Cligga Head, Castle an

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    Dartmoor tin-mining : definition of Dartmoor tin-mining ...

    The Dartmoor tin mining industry is thought to have originated in pre-Roman times, [1] and continued right through to the 20th century. From the 12th century onwards tin mining was regulated by a Stannary Parliament which had its own laws.. Tin is smelted from cassiterite, a mineral found in hydrothermal veins in granite, and the uplands of Dartmoor, in Devon,

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    Brimpts - DTRG

    An additional section of the book about tin mining and ore processing on Dartmoor sets the story firmly in the Dartmoor landscape. £5 available from DTRG Shop . This takes the visitor along the 2 self guided trails at Brimpts Farm near Dartmeet, where there are remains of tin mines to be seen, along with a display room with interesting items ...

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    Mining in Devon

    The earliest allusion to Britain in history is in connection with its mines. Our own historical mining records run back century after century, and show, by the regulations made for the government of the Stannaries (i. e. the districts which contained the tin mines), that long before the date of the earliest Stannary Charter now extant, that of John, granted in 1201, tin mining in Devon and

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    Geology of Dartmoor National Park - Wikipedia

    Tin mining and the quarrying of granite were some of the area's significant extractive industries in the past whilst tourism based in large part upon the perceived quality of the area's landscape is important for the modern economy. ... The Dartmoor granite pluton is the largest but others include those giving rise to Bodmin Moor, ...

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    Dartmoor tin-mining - Academic Dictionaries and Encyclopedias

    The Dartmoor tin mining industry is thought to have originated in pre-Roman times, [1] and continued right through to the 20th century. From the 12th century onwards tin mining was regulated by a Stannary Parliament which had its own laws.. Tin is smelted from cassiterite, a mineral found in hydrothermal veins in granite, and the uplands of Dartmoor, in Devon,

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    Eylesbarrow Tin Mine and associated remains, Dartmoor ...

    Tin has been exploited on Dartmoor since the prehistoric period and surviving remains are numerous, well-preserved and diverse, with the two main types of tinwork being streamworks and mines. The three different forms of tinwork used to mine lode tin

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    Tracing the record of early alluvial tin mining on ...

    (eds A.M. Pollard). Although there has been considerable speculation, there is as yet no conclusive evidence to confirm Dartmoor as a tin producing region in prehistory. This is in part due to extensive tin mining on the moor during the Medieval period destroying evidence of earlier mining activity.

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    Widecombe History Group Talk on Old Tin Miners of Dartmoor

    Dr Tom Greeves gave us a fascinating talk based on his experiences of gathering information on the Tin Mining Activities on Dartmoor. Tom s interest in the tin industry began back in 1960s when his family lived near Yelverton. He attended meetings of the Plymouth Branch of The Devonshire Association and one of the first mining areas that he ...

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    TIN MINES AND MINERS OF DARTMOOR (ENGLAND) BY TOM

    The high ground of Dartmoor forms the catchment area for many of Devon's rivers. As well as shaping the landscape, these have traditionally provided a source of power for moor industries such as tin mining and quarrying.

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    Geology of Dartmoor National Park - Wikipedia

    Tin mining and the quarrying of granite were some of the area's significant extractive industries in the past whilst tourism based in large part upon the perceived quality of the area's landscape is important for the modern economy. ... The Dartmoor granite pluton is the largest but others include those giving rise to Bodmin Moor, ...

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    Membership - DTRG

    You may know little about Dartmoor's Tin Mining past, but, if you would like to find out more then the DTRG could be for you. As well as site visits and investigations, members can gain different types of training. The training given could range from learning how to use a Global Positioning System (GPS) to participating in plane table surveys ...

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    Brimpts - DTRG

    An additional section of the book about tin mining and ore processing on Dartmoor sets the story firmly in the Dartmoor landscape. £5 available from DTRG Shop . This takes the visitor along the 2 self guided trails at Brimpts Farm near Dartmeet, where there are remains of tin mines to be seen, along with a display room with interesting items ...

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    Chaw Gully Legendary Dartmoor

    Mar 30, 2016  The East Birch Tor Mine was first recorded in 1836, in 1848 it became known as the East Birch Tor Mining Co., and in 1852 was known as the New Birch Tor and Vitifer Consols Tin Mining Co. Crossing, 1990, p.250, records that the mine was also known as the ‘Headland Tin Mine’, a fact confirmed by the 1888 Ordnance Survey Map.

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    Mining in Devon

    The earliest allusion to Britain in history is in connection with its mines. Our own historical mining records run back century after century, and show, by the regulations made for the government of the Stannaries (i. e. the districts which contained the tin mines), that long before the date of the earliest Stannary Charter now extant, that of John, granted in 1201, tin mining in Devon and

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    Chris Popham - Tin Extraction on Dartmoor.

    A decline in mineral value, coinciding with a shortage of man power during the Great War and rising costs for extraction of ore from ever deeper lodes were the final blows to the last Dartmoor Mines and at least 3500 years of tin mining effectively ended on Dartmoor in 1920 with only a few sporadic one man ventures hanging on for a few more years.

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    Lithium find in Cornwall spurs hopes of regeneration ...

    Sep 17, 2020  The granite in which the lithium-rich waters are found stretches from the Isles of Scilly 25 miles off the Cornish coast to Dartmoor in Devon. Jeremy Wrathall, CEO and founder of Cornish Lithium ...

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    Lost industrial landscapes Dartmoor

    Discover more of the Dartmoor Story. Use the Heritage Trails Map to look for industrial records across Dartmoor or plan your own walk or download one of the heritage trails. Visit Brimpts Tin Mine Trail to discover more about tin mining on Dartmoor; Take a stroll down the Granite Tramway from Haytor Quarry where granite was quarried; Explore the site of the Golden

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    Dartmoor - Hyperleap

    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 1930 (though it

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