Wheal Betsy engine house, Dartmoor

Wheal Betsy engine house, Dartmoor

The Wheal Betsy engine house is located just off the A386 Okehampton to Tavistock road. It is easily missed from the road, which rises causeway-like, from the surrounding moors.¬† Whilst the remains of these tin mine workings seem striking, but not uncommon for the area, a closer look will reveal the unusual curvature of the chimney, clearly visible in this image. Continue reading “Wheal Betsy engine house, Dartmoor”