Carn Brea Monument

A 90-foot-high granite monument (1836) erected in memory of Francis Basset, 1st Baron de Dunstanville and Basset (1757 / 1835) , philanthropist , known for looking after his workers, and did much to improve their lives .
A member of the most important mining family in the area.
The Basset family were major landowners and controlled two of the richest mines in Cornwall - "Cook's Kitchen", in Pool and "Dolcoath", near Tehidy.
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Carn Brea is South West of Redruth
Ref:
5389
Date:
2017-11-12 00:00:00.0
Location:
SW 6834 4069
Photographer:

Carn Brea Monument

A 90-foot-high granite monument (1836) erected in memory of Francis Basset, 1st Baron de Dunstanville and Basset (1757 / 1835) , philanthropist , known for looking after his workers, and did much to improve their lives .
A member of the most important mining family in the area.
The Basset family were major landowners and controlled two of the richest mines in Cornwall - "Cook's Kitchen", in Pool and "Dolcoath", near Tehidy.
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Carn Brea is South West of Redruth
Ref:
5389
Date:
2017-11-12 00:00:00.0
Location:
SW 6834 4069
Photographer: