Engine House At Sw 512267, Wheal Sisters Mine

29 Sep 1999
Engine House At Sw 512267, Wheal Sisters Mine, Ludgvan, Penwith, Cornwall
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This information is taken from the statutory List as it was in 2001 and may not be up to date.

LUDGVAN SW 53 NW 5/7 Engine house at SW 512267, Wheal - Sisters Mine II Beam engine house. Circa mid-late C19. Granite rubble with granite dressings, round brick arches to openings and brick upper stage to round chimney.

Plan: rectangular plan with round stack clasping the south corner. Thicker bob wall to north west. Machinery floors and roof removed. Originally 3 floors.

Exterior: round-headed openings to all walls. Bob wall has central doorway. Rear gable end has 3 central openings, 1 to each floor. 2 window openings to left-hand wall and doorway to ground floor of right-hand wall.

Interior: not inspected.

Listing NGR: SW5120036700


This is part of the Series: IOE01/0423 IOE Records taken by Richard Clegg; within the Collection: IOE01 Images Of England


© Mr Richard Clegg. Source: Historic England Archive

This photograph was taken for the Images of England project

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Photographer: Clegg, Richard

Rights Holder: Clegg, Richard


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