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Miners' cottages, South Crofty, Camborne, Cornwall

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Reference Number: AA98/03093
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Caption: Miners seldom worked in the same mine for all of their lives. For this reason many miners' houses were crude one room 'bothies'. The Camborne area has many mines and so labourers would be more likely to stay in one general location. This meant that better houses were often built here.
Photographer: P Williams Date Taken: February 1998
Collection: NMR
Archive Holder: English Heritage NMR
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