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Industrial Heritage Collection

"Unveiling the Beauty of Industrial Heritage

Background imageIndustrial Heritage Collection: The famous Crown tin mine at Bottallack on the North Cornish coast

The famous Crown tin mine at Bottallack on the North Cornish coast, now abandoned but its old shafts extend way out
Ashley Cooper / SpecialistStock

Background imageIndustrial Heritage Collection: Sea Cliffs stained green from copper deposits leaching from the old Geevor Tin Mine near St Just

Sea Cliffs stained green from copper deposits leaching from the old Geevor Tin Mine near St Just in Cornwall
Ashley Cooper / SpecialistStock

Background imageIndustrial Heritage Collection: North East Wales

North East Wales
Wrexham, Llangollen Canal, Pontcysyllte Aqueduct and Canal, World Heritage Site, iron trough carrying canal high over Dee valley

Background imageIndustrial Heritage Collection: Shrewsbury Flaxmill Maltings DP235184

Shrewsbury Flaxmill Maltings DP235184
Shrewsbury Flaxmill Maltings, Spring Gardens, Ditherington, Shrewsbury, Shropshire. Interior view of the kiln, reinforced by scaffolding during restoration

Background imageIndustrial Heritage Collection: China Clay Works ALB93_05_127

China Clay Works ALB93_05_127
Bloomdale China Clay and Stone Works, St. Stephen-in-Brannel, Cornwall. Photographed between 1919 and 1936. A view showing a launcher used to transport the clay stream to a sump

Background imageIndustrial Heritage Collection: China Clay Works ALB93_05_131

China Clay Works ALB93_05_131
Bloomdale China Clay and Stone Works, St. Stephen-in-Brannel, Cornwall. Photographed between 1919 and 1936. A view looking across the pit towards the engine house from which the slurry pump is

Background imageIndustrial Heritage Collection: China Clay Works ALB93_05_130

China Clay Works ALB93_05_130
Bloomdale China Clay and Stone Works, St. Stephen-in-Brannel, Cornwall. Photographed between 1919 and 1936. General view showing the slurry pump at Bloomdale China Clay and Stone Works

Background imageIndustrial Heritage Collection: China Clay Works ALB93_05_129

China Clay Works ALB93_05_129
Bloomdale China Clay and Stone Works, St. Stephen-in-Brannel, Cornwall. Photographed between 1919 and 1936. General view showing the sand pits and launcher at Bloomdale China Clay and Stone Works

Background imageIndustrial Heritage Collection: Shrewsbury Flaxmill Maltings DP235186

Shrewsbury Flaxmill Maltings DP235186
Shrewsbury Flaxmill Maltings, Spring Gardens, Ditherington, Shrewsbury, Shropshire. Interior view of the kiln, reinforced by scaffolding during restoration

Background imageIndustrial Heritage Collection: China Clay Works ALB93_05_125

China Clay Works ALB93_05_125
Bloomdale China Clay and Stone Works, St. Stephen-in-Brannel, Cornwall. Photographed between 1919 and 1936. A truck waiting to be taken up the haulage incline to deposit waste at a sky-dump at

Background imageIndustrial Heritage Collection: China Clay Works ALB93_05_124

China Clay Works ALB93_05_124
Bloomdale China Clay and Stone Works, St. Stephen-in-Brannel, Cornwall. Photographed between 1919 and 1936. A man shovelling sand in one of the sand pits at Bloomdale China Clay and Stone Works

Background imageIndustrial Heritage Collection: China Clay Works ALB93_05_133

China Clay Works ALB93_05_133
Bloomdale China Clay and Stone Works, St. Stephen-in-Brannel, Cornwall. Photographed between 1919 and 1936. A view of the engine house at Bloomdale China Clay and Stone Works

Background imageIndustrial Heritage Collection: China Clay Works ALB93_05_132

China Clay Works ALB93_05_132
Bloomdale China Clay and Stone Works, St. Stephen-in-Brannel, Cornwall. Photographed between 1919 and 1936. Men on the gantry outside the engine house from which the slurry pump is operated

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GRH0811516
A ruined Cornish tin mine at Botallack

Background imageIndustrial Heritage Collection: Industrial Heritage

Industrial Heritage
Multiple, historic bridges crossing the canals in Castlefields, Manchester

Background imageIndustrial Heritage Collection: Media City Footbridge

Media City Footbridge
View of the Media City Footbridge leading away from Media City in Salford Quays, Manchester, UK. The bridge was designed by Wikinson Eyre

Background imageIndustrial Heritage Collection: Rejuvenated

Rejuvenated
View of the contemporary architecture located on the Salford Quays, the old shipping canals of Manchester, UK

Background imageIndustrial Heritage Collection: North East Wales

North East Wales
Wrexham, Llangollen Canal, Pontcysyllte Aqueduct and Canal, World Heritage Site, iron trough carrying canal high over Dee valley

Background imageIndustrial Heritage Collection: North East Wales

North East Wales
Wrexham, Llangollen Canal, Pontcysyllte Aqueduct and Canal, World Heritage Site, iron trough carrying canal high over Dee valley

Background imageIndustrial Heritage Collection: North East Wales

North East Wales
Wrexham, Llangollen Canal, Pontcysyllte Aqueduct and Canal, World Heritage Site, iron trough carrying canal high over Dee valley

Background imageIndustrial Heritage Collection: North East Wales

North East Wales
Wrexham, Llangollen Canal, Pontcysyllte Aqueduct and Canal, World Heritage Site, iron trough carrying canal high over Dee valley

Background imageIndustrial Heritage Collection: Heage Windmill, Derbyshire

Heage Windmill, Derbyshire, UK. This rare six-sailed working windmill is now a tourist attraction. The stone-towered smock mill was originally built in 1797

Background imageIndustrial Heritage Collection: Rinsey - Engine House - looking towards Lizard - Cornwall - UK

Rinsey - Engine House - looking towards Lizard - Cornwall - UK
DAC-656 Rinsey - Engine House looking towards Lizard - Cornwall - UK David Chapman Please note that prints are for personal display purposes only and may not be reproduced in any way

Background imageIndustrial Heritage Collection: Rinsey - Engine House - with rainbow - Cornwall - UK

Rinsey - Engine House - with rainbow - Cornwall - UK
DAC-657 Rinsey - Engine House - with rainbow Cornwall - UK David Chapman Please note that prints are for personal display purposes only and may not be reproduced in any way

Background imageIndustrial Heritage Collection: The Famous Crown tin mine at Bottallack in Cornwall, UK

The Famous Crown tin mine at Bottallack in Cornwall, UK
Ashley Cooper / SpecialistStock

Background imageIndustrial Heritage Collection: The famous Crown tin mine at Bottallack on the North Cornish coast

The famous Crown tin mine at Bottallack on the North Cornish coast, now abandoned but its old shafts extend way out
Ashley Cooper / SpecialistStock

Background imageIndustrial Heritage Collection: Towan Roath engine house at St Agnes Cornwall UK

Towan Roath engine house at St Agnes Cornwall UK
Ashley Cooper / SpecialistStock

Background imageIndustrial Heritage Collection: The Famous Crown tin mine at Bottallack in Cornwall, UK

The Famous Crown tin mine at Bottallack in Cornwall, UK
Ashley Cooper / SpecialistStock

Background imageIndustrial Heritage Collection: Geevor tine mine near Pendeen, Cornwall, UK

Geevor tine mine near Pendeen, Cornwall, UK
Ashley Cooper / SpecialistStock

Background imageIndustrial Heritage Collection: Geevor tin mine near St Just, Cornwall, UK

Geevor tin mine near St Just, Cornwall, UK
Ashley Cooper / SpecialistStock

Background imageIndustrial Heritage Collection: The old Geevor tin mines near Pendeen on Cornwalls North Coast, UK

The old Geevor tin mines near Pendeen on Cornwalls North Coast, UK
Ashley Cooper / SpecialistStock

Background imageIndustrial Heritage Collection: China Clay workings near St Austell in Cornwall UK

China Clay workings near St Austell in Cornwall UK
Ashley Cooper / SpecialistStock

Background imageIndustrial Heritage Collection: Caps on old Tin mine shafts at St Agnes in Cornwall

Caps on old Tin mine shafts at St Agnes in Cornwall
Ashley Cooper / SpecialistStock



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"Unveiling the Beauty of Industrial Heritage: From Cornwall's Tin Mines to Wales' Copper Deposits" Discover the remnants of a bygone era as you explore the industrial heritage sites scattered along the rugged North Cornish coast. The famous Crown tin mine at Bottallack, now abandoned, stands as a testament to Cornwall's rich mining history. Its old shafts extend deep below, echoing tales of hardworking miners and their pursuit for precious minerals. Venture further towards St Just in Cornwall and witness nature reclaiming what was once an active site. Sea cliffs stained green from copper deposits leaching from the old Geevor Tin Mine create a striking contrast against the coastal backdrop. These vibrant hues serve as reminders of both human ingenuity and environmental impact. Not limited to Cornwall alone, North East Wales boasts its own share of industrial marvels. Delve into this region's past and uncover hidden treasures that shaped its landscape forever. The Shrewsbury Flaxmill Maltings in England offers another glimpse into our industrial heritage. Stand in awe before these historic buildings that witnessed centuries of textile production, representing an important chapter in our manufacturing legacy. China Clay Works stand tall amidst picturesque landscapes, showcasing how industry can coexist harmoniously with nature. Witness firsthand the transformation of raw materials into fine porcelain through meticulous craftsmanship honed over generations. As we reflect on these sites steeped in history, let us appreciate their significance beyond mere relics. They remind us not only of human achievements but also prompt us to consider sustainable practices for future generations.