A Listing of Cornwall Industrial Heritage Videos
Cornwall Industrial Heritage Videos – Evidence of Cornwall’s industrial past is all around the landscape in the shpe of engine house and Mine workings. Our videos provide some background and information on the remarkable achievements of the Cornish engineers that built, managed and maintained these enterprises.
Many of the sites are now preserved as listed buildings managed by National Trust and other bodies dedicated to maintaining and in some cases restoring these sites. There are many places you can visit to experience and understand the heritage. You can see demonstrations of Beam Engines, walk the coastal path to view Engine houses perched on cliff edges, cycle on old mineral tramways through a landscape of Mine workings Engine houses and other mine workings.
- Cornish Mines – Engines Project - The Cornish Mines – Engines Project A couple of short clips for Cornwall Community News from the Cornish Mines – Engines project in Camborne for National Trust. The video also touches on the contribution made by Richard Trevithick an d his invention of the Cornwall boiler that was much more efficient than previous boilers use […]
- Botallack Crown Mines - Botallack Crown Mines Perched on the very edge of the cliff and short walk along the cliffs from the Levant Mine and Beam Engine the Botallack Crown Mines are a spectacular sight.. The video above gives an outstanding view of the area. The Crown Mines are further down the cliffs The two engine houses are […]
- Trevithick Day Camborne - Trevithick Day Camborne An annual event ,Trevithick Day Camborne celebrates the heritage and mining heritage of the area, with the focus on Richard Trevithick, the pioneer of high pressure steam power. This takes the form of a community festival of free entertainment in the main streets of Camborne, which are closed for the day. Dancing, […]
- Levant Mine and Beam Engine Cornwall - Levant Mine and Beam Engine Cornwall The Levant Tin Mine, is situated about half way between St Just and St Ives close to Pendeen village is part of the Cornwall and West Devon Mining World Heritage Site. The site and engine is now owned and managed by the National Trust in Cornwall. Many of the […]
- Mineral Tramways Heritage Project Great Flat Lode - This video is of a cycle trip around the Mineral Tramways Heritage Project Great Flat Lode Trail which can be walked or cycled and is part of the Cornwall Mineral Tramways Heritage Project. The Great Flat Lode Trail is a circular trail around Carn Brea hill approx (12 km; 7.5 miles) long. . The circular […]
- King Edward Mine Open day - King Edward Mine Open day King Edward Mine is the oldest complete mine site left in Cornwall and is situated in the World Heritage Area. This video was taken at the King Edward Mine open day in 2014. All the buildings are Grade II* Listed and are of national importance. The mine site is passed […]
- Portreath Cycle Route,Camborne - Portreath Cycle Route Camborne The Portreath Cycle Route Camborne connects the coastal village of Portreath with Illogan and Pool along the historically important Portreath Incline and former Portreath railway bed. A safe traffic free route, also linking Cornwall College at Camborne and Tuckingmill Valley Park with the popular Great Flat Lode Trail. Built in 1837, […]
- Tevithick Day Camborne Cornwall - Tevithick Day Camborne Trevithick Day Camborne : Richard Trevithick builder of the first full-scale working railway steam locomotive is celebrated by the people of Cornwall. The achievements of a brilliant Cornish engineer and inventor who most feel has never received the fame or recognition his pioneering work in steam engineering deserved. Trevithick built a full-size […]