Commentary

22 Cornwall and Devon—tin bounding

MINES, MINERALS AND LANDFILL vol 26(3)
| Commentary

22 Cornwall and Devon—tin bounding

| Commentary

22 Cornwall and Devon—tin bounding

In Cornwall the normal right of the freeholder to ownership of minerals is modified by the custom of tin bounding1. If a tin mine lies within waste land or inclosed land in which the custom was exercised before inclosure, and either is the property of an individual or forms part of a number of specific manors and is not worked by the owner of the surface, then a person employing himself in tin mining, the tinner, may give requisite notice to the lord of the manor of his intention to cut tin bounds. If the

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