Place:


Caradon  Cornwall

 

In 1870-72, John Marius Wilson's Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales described Caradon like this:

CARADON, a hill and copper-mines in Cornwall; 4 miles N of Liskeard. The hill is 1,208 feet high; and commands a fine view. The mines are at the south foot of the hill, excavated in granite. A mineral railway, called the Liskeard and Caradon railway, 8¾ miles long, opened in 1846, connects them with Liskeard.

Caradon through time

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How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Caradon in Cornwall | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.

URL: http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/place/17351

Date accessed: 04th August 2021


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