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2001-04-05: Wheal Martyn near St. Austell

On my last full day in England, we travelled back to Plymouth from Newquay, stopping on our way at Wheal Martyn, an open-air museum documenting the history of Cornwall’s china clay industry.

Reconstruction of a clay worker’s home

Modern clay pit operated by Imerys near the museum.

Diorama of a clay pit during the Industrialization

A former clay pit that has been renaturalized.

# Saturday May 31, 2003 · AndrĂ© Radke