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    East Cornwall Mining History Association
Contact: Secretary Year formed: c1989
Email:   Membership: 30 to 35
Website: Not supplied  
Facebook: Not supplied  
Area of interest: Social history and living conditions in 19th century mining community.
Main geographical areas:
Classes of membership: Ordinary member £5 per annum
Publications: Annual Newsletter
Archive collection: By arrangement through the secretary.
Artefact collection: By arrangement through the secretary.
Sites owned, leased,
licensed or access controlled:
The Association owns two miners' cottages and the East Kit Hill mine. Contact the secretary regarding access
Current projects: Consolidation of the cottages and the mine structures as a wayside museum and a mine site with open access (neither project is completed yet).
Publicity: Leaflet, newsletter, AGM and social events

Above: The East Kit Hill Mine engine house occupies a prominent position and is the only surviving engine house on Kit Hill
Right: The miners' cottages on Luckett Hill date from the late 1700s/early 1800s and offer two contrasting styles of building


Last updated: 07/11/2021

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