Crowns Engine Houses, Botallack by Paul Templing

Crowns Engine Houses, Botallack

For hundreds of years, these iconic buildings have survived the Cornish elements, a testament to their ingenious and robust construction. At high tide, the Atlantic waves swirl in all directions, putting on a dramatic show of power and ferocity. Just imagine then, how these brave tin miners must have felt as they descended into the shaft that extends half a mile from the coast below the sea bed!