1926 there occurred a drastic fall in the price of tin. Geevor Tin Mine at
Pendeen stepped down production and rather than lose a skilled work force
they built Norton Mede. Originally called just "The Bungalow" it
was the Mine Captain's (manager's) residence and had a staff of servants until
the 1950's. The building faces the Western Approaches and has commanding sea
Mede is a large single storey building situated on the Heritage
Coast Road 10 miles (16Km) from Land's End and 11 miles (18km) from St Ives
in the old mining village of Pendeen in West Cornwall.
Spectacular Scenery, Coastal Footpath, Picturesque Villages & Coves, Surfing
Beaches, Rock Climbing Centre, Horse Riding, St Michael's Mount, Land's End,
Minack Theatre, Tate Gallery, National Trust Gardens, Ancient Monuments, Geevor
Tin Mine, Levant Steam Engine, Goonhilly Satellite Earth Station, Flambards
Theme Park, Gweek Seal Sanctuary, Paradise Park, Trips to the Isles of Scilly
by Helicopter, Plane or Ship.
& Much, Much More
to Find Us:
From the A30, take the A3071 from Penzance ringroad and then follow the signs
to Pendeen on the B3318, a total of six miles (10km). At the crossroads turn
left onto the B3306 towards Land's End. Go through the village until you see
the Geevor Tin Mine on your right. Norton Mede is on the left about 50m before
the Mine entrance.
Penzance is a Rail Terminal and buses pass our gate regularly to and from
there, Land's End and St Ives.