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Great Rock Mines are a Micaceous Haematite mine near Hennock in Devon Micaceous Heamatite (known locally as 'Shiny Ore' or 'Treacle') was used in the manufacturing process for mega tough paint, ie for bridges and battleships It's also the glittery stuff in Hammerite paint Workings date back to the 19th Century; the mine closed in 1969.

Photo Gallery: Great Rock Mine, Hennock, Teignbridge ...

Great Rock Mine, Hennock, Teignbridge, Devon, England, UK The footwall with the lode, probably 3 to 4 inches wide just here disappearing into the roof. The lode is composed of micaceous hematite that is soft enough to push a finger in to. Where it is not flooded the floor

GENUKI: Hennock, Devon

2021-5-7  Devon Life vol. 6 no. 50 (1970) pp.16-19; ill. [Great Rock Mine, 1850-1969] Williams, H. Fulford. Notes on the parish of Hennock, Devon by Rev. G.P. Jones: "Notes on the Hundred of Teignbridge" 1925, typed with additional notes by H. Fulford

Field Trip to Kelly Mine and Great Rock Mine, Teign

4. GREAT ROCK MINE (SX825818) Although Kelly closed in 1951, Great Rock mine, in nearby Hennock, our second port of call, continued for nearly two decades. Great Rock was the largest of the local MIO mines, opening in 1895 and closing in 1969. The mining area was accessed by

Towns and Villages Around Exeter Hennock

Great Rock Mine, a micaceous haematite mine was acquired by Ferrubran Manufacturing Co in 1902, in whose hands it remained until its closure in 1969. Teign Village, lying below Hennock, was built in the early 1900s by the Teign Valley Granite Co to accommodate the workers in the local quarry.

Specularite from Great Rock Mine, Hennock,

ⓘ East Vitifer Mine (Hookney Mine; Kingsbarrow Mine; Great Devon Tincroft), Warren House, North Bovey, Teignbridge, Devon, England, UK Mineral and/or Locality Mindat is an outreach project of the Hudson Institute of Mineralogy , a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization.

Hematite - MD-270153 - Great Rock Mine - UK

Hematite, Great Rock Mine, Hennock, North-Eastern Dartmoor, Dartmoor Teign Valley District, Devon, England, UK, small-cabinet, 7.2 x 6.8 x 2.4 cm, Brilliant metallic, dark gray to black, melted-look hematite thickly covers matrix on this fine and rarely available material from an uncommon Devon, England locality - the Great Rock Mine

Hennock - Notable Houses

2019-12-7  Ron Tucker who now lives in Chudleigh has given me a lot of information about Hennock of old and very kindly supplied me with many of the photographs that are included in this book. Ron's family moved into Ivy Cottages in 1900. Ron himself was born in No. l while his grandfather Charlie Tucker Snr., manager at the Great Rock Mine, lived in No.2.

Lustleigh area mines - Kelly Mine

2014-2-28  Great Rock - Major producer of micaceous haematite (‘shiny ore’). Closed in 1969 and site cleared. Last working 'shiny ore' mine. Hennock - First recorded in 1812, worked intermittently until 1840s. Bowden Hill - Late 1800s iron mine, open cast work running across hill top. Land now farmed.

Lignite and Smelting

The Hennock Scheme. In 1848 an entry in the Mining Journal referred to the Hennock Iron, Steel and Tin Mining Co (later the Great Rock Mine) and stated that, ‘the Bovey lignite is in the immediate vicinity and may hereafter prove highly valuable for smelting purposes’ (The Mining Journal 4 August 1848, p. 365).

Field Trip to Kelly Mine and Great Rock Mine, Teign

4. GREAT ROCK MINE (SX825818) Although Kelly closed in 1951, Great Rock mine, in nearby Hennock, our second port of call, continued for nearly two decades. Great Rock was the largest of the local MIO mines, opening in 1895 and closing in 1969. The mining area was accessed by

Heritage Gateway - Results

Great Rock Mine, Hennock (Monument) MDV19593: Haytor Granite Tramway (Monument) MDV21245: Hearder's Farmhouse (Building) MDV71092: Hennock, Easy Lane (Monument) MDV71093: Hennock, Shameface Lane (Monument) MDV71090: Hollow way leading from Longlands north-east (Monument) MDV8951: Jews Bridge (Monument) MDV18315: Jewsbridge Mill, Teigngrace ...

Lustleigh area mines - Kelly Mine

2014-2-28  Great Rock - Major producer of micaceous haematite (‘shiny ore’). Closed in 1969 and site cleared. Last working 'shiny ore' mine. Hennock - First recorded in 1812, worked intermittently until 1840s. Bowden Hill - Late 1800s iron mine, open cast work running across hill top. Land now farmed.

Index of Articles on Devon Published by NMRS -

DEVON Index of NMRS publications newsletters Compiled by Alasdair Neill 2016 To search within this page: Hold down the CTRL key and press F Index to other areas GENERAL MINING IRON MINING INDUSTRY M1969 p. 27-33. BM89 p. 75. LEAD MINING BM61

Lignite and Smelting

The Hennock Scheme. In 1848 an entry in the Mining Journal referred to the Hennock Iron, Steel and Tin Mining Co (later the Great Rock Mine) and stated that, ‘the Bovey lignite is in the immediate vicinity and may hereafter prove highly valuable for smelting purposes’ (The Mining Journal 4 August 1848, p. 365).

On the occurrence of Micaceous Haematite in the

The Great Rock Mine at Hennock first produced ore in 1902. Since that time the output of micaceous haematite has probably varied between two and six hundred tons per year. The development of this small but efficient mining enterprise has followed the increasing demand for its

1856 Mines in Devon and Cornwall - Graces Guide

2020-2-8  Devon Great Tin Croft, consolidated with the East Birch Tor Tin Mine, is in the township and parish of North Bovey, and union of Newton Abbott, Devon, within the bounds of the manor or lordship of the Earl of Devon, and duchy of Cornwall; it is situated 51 miles from the town of Moreton Hampstead. The nearest shipping place for ores and ...

GC3NPM1 1, Hennock Trail "Start" (Traditional Cache)

1, Hennock Trail "Start" (GC3NPM1) was created by dartymoor on 6/17/2012. It's a Small size geocache, with difficulty of 1.5, terrain of 1.5. It's located in South West England, United Kingdom.Let's get going! NEXT: Follow the track down for 100yards then turn off, following the finger sign, across the Beaden Brook footbridge. Following the signs.

Manganese Mining In Doddiscombsleigh by Andrew

2021-3-10  Some of these workings are well known, for example micaceous haematite was mined right up until about 1969 at Great Rock Mines near Hennock, and lead ore was once mined at Frank Mills Mine in the form of cerussite. Galena, which is another lead ore was extracted at Wheal Exmouth near Ashton and barytes (Barite) mined at Bridford Mines up until ...

Destination Guide: Bridford (England, Devon) in

Great Rock Mine. Great Rock Mine is a disused micaceous haematite mine about 3 km north of the town of Bovey Tracey in Devon, England. It was worked from the 19th century until 1969, and was the last active mine in the Dartmoor National Park area. At its most active during the 1940s, the mine produced 2,500 tons of micaceous haematite per year.

Cornwall and Devon mines - Geocities.ws

2011-4-1  Devon and Cornwall mines. List of Devon and Cornwall Mines. This is currently not much more than a reformat of the work done by Heather Colman. This page will be updated with additional information over the next year.

Kelly Mine – Subterranea Britannica

2020-9-22  The Ferrubron Manufacturing Company, then working the much larger Great Rock Mine at Hennock and several other mines in the area, took over around 1917. In 1915 the first turbine was installed to replace the stamps waterwheel; to be replaced in turn

1856 Mines in Devon and Cornwall - Graces Guide

2020-2-8  Devon Great Tin Croft, consolidated with the East Birch Tor Tin Mine, is in the township and parish of North Bovey, and union of Newton Abbott, Devon, within the bounds of the manor or lordship of the Earl of Devon, and duchy of Cornwall; it is situated 51 miles from the town of Moreton Hampstead. The nearest shipping place for ores and ...

GC3NPM1 1, Hennock Trail "Start" (Traditional Cache)

1, Hennock Trail "Start" (GC3NPM1) was created by dartymoor on 6/17/2012. It's a Small size geocache, with difficulty of 1.5, terrain of 1.5. It's located in South West England, United Kingdom.Let's get going! NEXT: Follow the track down for 100yards then turn off, following the finger sign, across the Beaden Brook footbridge. Following the signs.

Chris Popham's Photo Gallery - Mindat

Shuttamoor, Hennock, Teignbridge, Devon, England, UK Dimensions: 100 mm x 75 mm x 75 mm Not collected. The abundance of hematite is staggering. and almost every loose rock turned over has at least some. Here a thin silvery vein to the right of this piece of chloritised granite. Feb, 2021.

Major and trace element anomalies in stream

1974-5-1  Map to show geology of area and sample locations. ... 779 Pitt Ho near Chudleigh Knighton Te 10 SX 844 808 Crockam Quarry near Hennock Te 11 SX 809 822 Poolmill Cross near Hennock Te 12 SX 823 819 Great Rock near Hennock Te 13 SX 837 818 Franklands near Hennock Te 14 SX 821 829 Shuttamoor near Christow Te 15 SX 832 826 Bovey Forest near Hennock ...

Lignite - Bovey Tracey

The Hennock Scheme. In 1848 an entry in the Mining Journal referred to the Hennock Iron, Steel and Tin Mining Co (later the Great Rock Mine) and stated that, ‘the Bovey lignite is in the immediate vicinity and may hereafter prove highly valuable for smelting purposes’ (The Mining Journal 4 August 1848, p. 365).

Manganese Mining In Doddiscombsleigh by Andrew

2021-3-10  Some of these workings are well known, for example micaceous haematite was mined right up until about 1969 at Great Rock Mines near Hennock, and lead ore was once mined at Frank Mills Mine in the form of cerussite. Galena, which is another lead ore was extracted at Wheal Exmouth near Ashton and barytes (Barite) mined at Bridford Mines up until ...

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