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Called knockers in Cornwall, tommyknockers were small dwarf-like creatures who worked in the mines, tapping away and making strange noises deep in the rocks. Welsh mine goblins are not unlike the Knockers of Cornwall. Although usually seen as quite ugly and standing only 18 inches high, they are perceived as being friendly and helpful. They know where rich lodes of ore may be found

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The Faeries of the Cornish Tin Mines – Cousin Jack and the TommyKnockers | Transceltic - Home of the Celtic nations

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The Rise of Tin and Copper: Industrial Copper Mining Landscape

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Chun Castle, Cornwall Chun Castle, Cornwall is an ancient Hillfort, some 2,500 years old. Here through the entrance can be seen Ding Dong mine, on the skyline.…

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English-Mines Mining in Cornwall was dangerous work, so many believed their lives depended of fairies known as Knockers

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Cornish mine man-engine, used for transporting miners to and from the surface

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English-Mines Mining in Cornwall was dangerous work, so many believed their lives depended of fairies known as Knockers

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