Wheal Betsy, Devon - JHLPHOTOGRAPHY

Wheal Betsy Mine, Mary Tavy, Dartmoor, Devon. August 23, 1982

Wheal Betsy Mine engine house which housed a Cornish mine pumping engine. The beam pumping engine operated in this house between 1868 to 1877 when the mine closed. The building was conserved by the National Trust in the 1960s and is a prominent landmark near the Tavistock - Okehampton road.

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