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Wheal Coates (Towanroath)

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Towanroath engine house The pumping engine house. Built 1872

Towanroath (the pumping house) is probably the most photographed tin mine in Cornwall and is less then ten minutes drive from Little Orchard Village.

Most photographs of Towanroath are  of the pumping engine house, taken from the Coastal Path but the one below is taken looking down from the full mine complex. (Wheal Coates

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Towanroath engine house. The pumping engine house. (from the coastal path)