Explore gathers all the information Geevor has on the industrial and scientific achievements that made Cornwall a world leader in the mining industry. These achievements have been split into five theme themes for you to explore: 

Cornish Mining

Geevor Underground

Geevor at Grass

Life at the Edge 


Click on one of these themes or discover random facts below...


Compressor house

Click to see a larger version of this imagecompressor machinery

There have been several compressor houses on the Geevor site in the past. 

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Click to see a larger version of this imagetimberman working underground

The work of a timberman at Geevor was a skilled, varied and often challenging one. 

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Mine Owners

Click to see a larger version of this imagemine manager sitting at his desk wearing a suit and bowler hat

Cornish mining and its related industries generated huge fortunes for a minority of people involved in the industry.

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Mill workers

Click to see a larger version of this imagemill worker inspecting some equipment

The Mill was a large building in which a series of often complicated processes took place.

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Comment left by Tee - Yaa on 2009-11-10 17:48:08

good website not very educaational i think there should be more about the history of the mine

Comment left by Sam Scantlebury on 2010-06-27 18:13:58

Fantastic website, more archival info and photos' please.


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