Photographer's Note

Once a bustling area of tin mining,nowadays there is not that reach remains at Whiteworks near Princetown on the edge of Fox Tor Mire,there are old tin mining pits all over the place, the site dates back to 1180 as farm land and then the tin mining started around 1790 to fuel the industrial revolution.

In 1924 the last serious attempt to mine at Whiteworks was made and this failed within two years.

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Additional Photos by Leslie Bennett (williewhistler) Gold Star Critiquer/Silver Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 1247 W: 41 N: 2372] (16606)
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