|Hingston Down from Kit Hill, showing tin mining works in the right - by Crispin Purdye [CC-BY-SA-2.0 (www.creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.0)], via Wikimedia Commons|
"'Hengsten Down well wraught
Is worth London Town dear ybought'
In respect of the great quantity of tin to be found there under ground. Though the gainful plenty of metal, this place formerly afforded, is now fallen to a scant-saving scarcity. As for the Diamonds which Dr. Fuller fancieth may be found there, I believe they would be little worth. "