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Did you know?
- The average wage for a miner in 1910 was between £4 15s and £7 a month
- In 1960, Levant was drained and used by Geevor mine
- Levant's mining landscape is now a haven for wildlife such as bats
- Archaeological evidence suggests that there may have been mining here in 200 AD
A Cornish mining heritage
Several of the Trust's properties in West Cornwall are also within a World Heritage Site, but what does this mean, and why does it deserve this status?