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St Ives in yesteryear St Ives Cornwall, Devon And Cornwall, Cornwall England, Fowey Cornwall, Yorkshire England, Yorkshire Dales, Old Pictures, Old Photos, Vintage Photographs

St. Ives, Cornwall

This was taken in "Pudding Bag Lane" (Capel Court). The area was demolished (to the everlasting shame of the town council) in 1936 to make way for a car park. There was much anger at the time, but the authorities in the name of "slum clearance" called in the bulldozers anyway. Newlyn (and Mousehole) would have suffered a similar fate if WWII had not intervened. In the view of local historian Cyril Noall, in an article the St Ives Times and Echo, June 25 1982, the Town Council helped to…

The big wheel. Taken by Lizzy of Railholiday - self catering converted railway carriages in Cornwall. Places In Cornwall, China Clay, Barns Sheds, Big Wheel, Holiday Accommodation, Easy Access, Devon, Holiday Fun, Britain

Railholiday

The big wheel. Taken by Lizzy of Railholiday - self catering converted railway carriages in Cornwall.

Police and striking employees of English China Clays, posing in this group photograph in Trevisco, nr St Austell in 1913. photo via Facebook. Truro Cornwall, Engine House, China Clay, English China, Iron Age, Medieval Castle, Clays, Photographs, Photos

Police and striking employees of English China Clays, posing in this group photograph in Trevisco, nr St Austell in 1913. photo via Facebook.

EUROPE'S ONLY DOUBLE-ENDED DRY: Carlyon Farm Dry (or Kiln) (1930s) | Trenance, Cornwall: 'One dry, one furnace and two square stacks ... the only one in Europe ... Heat and smoke drawn through hypercaust floors from central furnace to both stacks. At Trethowel, above Bodmin Road, and accessible from the Clay Trail foot/cyclepath.' ✫ღ⊰n Smoke Drawing, Engine House, China Clay, Bys, Medieval Castle, Devon, Cornwall, 1930s, Abandoned

EUROPE'S ONLY DOUBLE-ENDED DRY: Carlyon Farm Dry (or Kiln) (1930s) | Trenance, Cornwall: 'One dry, one furnace and two square stacks ... the only one in Europe ... Heat and smoke drawn through hypercaust floors from central furnace to both stacks. At Trethowel, above Bodmin Road, and accessible from the Clay Trail foot/cyclepath.' ✫ღ⊰n

CORNWALL'S TALLEST STACK (1907): Par Stack, Par, Cornwall. 'It was struck by lightning causing damage that necessitated demolition.'     ✫ღ⊰n Engine House, China Clay, Cornwall England, Lightning Strikes, Medieval Castle, Engineer, Cn Tower, Devon, Abandoned

CORNWALL'S TALLEST STACK (1907): Par Stack, Par, Cornwall. 'It was struck by lightning causing damage that necessitated demolition.' ✫ღ⊰n

Rail trucks near Golant, delivering clay for loading at Fowey China Clay, Present Day, Cornwall, Great Places, Trains, British, Country, Rural Area, Country Music

Rail trucks near Golant, delivering clay for loading at Fowey

Before 'Eden' Bodelva produced approx. tonnes per annum of refined china clay for the paper industry. Prior to the sale to 'Eden' it was operated by Goonvean ltd and staffed by 40 people. Eden, in its heyday was employing 250 people, a major success Paper Industry, China Clay, Deep Sea, Cornwall, Notebook, Success, 3d, Nature, People

Bodelva 2004. Before 'Eden' Bodelva produced approx. 40,000 tonnes per annum of refined china clay for the paper industry. Prior to the sale to 'Eden' it was operated by Goonvean ltd and staffed by 40 people. Eden, in its heyday 2010/11 was employing 250 people...well done!

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Photographic Print: China Clay Quarry Poster : 24x18in

size: 24x18in Photographic Print: China Clay Quarry Poster : Entertainment