Caradon, Cornwall

Historical Description

Caradon, a hill and copper-mines in Cornwall, 4 miles N of Liskeard. The hill is 1208 feet high, and commands a fine view. The mines are at the south foot of the hill, excavated in granite. A mineral railway, called the Liskeard and Caradon railway, 8) miles long, opened in 1846, connects them with Liskeard.

Transcribed from The Comprehensive Gazetteer of England & Wales, 1894-5