Cornwall’s World Heritage extends an arm down under

Following the successful bid to grant World Heritage Site (WHS) status to the mining landscape of both Cornwall and West Devon in England, the team behind the project is now building links with Cornish Mining communities across the world. This week sees international mining heritage heritage consultant Barry Gamble, from that southwest region of England, travelling to South Australia on behalf of the Cornish Mining WHS Office to provide professional guidance at a conference that could result in key Australian sites seeking World Heritage status as part of an international ‘Cornish Mining Frontiers’ initiative. (more…)

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