Upper and lower Blowing Houses at yealm head rocks

Record Number: 3038 | © The Dartmoor Trust
Yealm head was a site on Dartmoor where tin was mined from as early as the 12th century. When tin was extracted, it was taken to Blowing houses for Smelting. This a photograph of the top of Yealm steps. The photograph does not show either of the two blowing houses near here.

Tags

yealm head
small waterfall
waterfall
valley
Blowing Houses
Lawrence
tin mining
Steps

Detail

Burnard
Picture - Drawing
1888
Yealm Steps, River Yealm