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Location Maps

Before we look at any maps you first have to Google Hayle in Cornwall and then look for the A30 road by pass at the St. Erth end of Hayle.

Next look at the following two maps below which have been copied from Google Earth. The copyright remains with Google. The two areas of Mellanear Mine are shown with a yellow line around the perimeter of the site.

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Now we shall turn back the clock and look at the old 1853 map to see the origin of Mellanear and the old mill.

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Now we can see the 1877; the 1907; and the 1938 Ordnance Survey Maps. The copyright of these remain with the Ordnance Survey.

1877 and the mine is fully functional and the two areas lined with yellow on the Google Earth maps are clearly seen in exactly the same shape. Only the A30 road bypass is missing.

Note that the Mine Manager's house 'Tresanton' has not yet been built.

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1907 and the mine is now disused but the two areas lined with yellow on the Google Earth maps are clearly seen in exactly the same shape. Most of the buildings have been pulled down but the small row of cottages remain.Only the A30 road bypass is missing.

Note that the Mine Manager's house 'Tresanton' has now been built.

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1938 and the mine is completely derelict but the two areas lined with yellow on the Google Earth maps are clearly seen in exactly the same shape. All of the buildings have been pulled down but the small row of cottages remain. Only the A30 road bypass is missing. In later maps the small row of cottages have also been pulled down.

Note that the Mine Manager's house 'Tresanton' is still there as it is today.

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