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WHEAL DREA PUMPING ENGINE HOUSE

List Entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

Name: WHEAL DREA PUMPING ENGINE HOUSE

List entry Number: 1115110

Location

WHEAL DREA PUMPING ENGINE HOUSE

The building may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County:

District: Cornwall

District Type: Unitary Authority

Parish: St. Just

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 23-Sep-1994

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 351298

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List entry Description

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History

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Details

ST JUST KENIDJACK SW 33 SE 1/10044 Wheal Drea Pumping Engine House

GV II

Beam engine house of former tin mine. c1859. Granite rubble, with dressed granite to bob wall. Rectangular plan of approx. 7.6 x 5.2 metres, standing to 12 metres high, with walls surviving from original boiler house of approx. 11.5 x 3 metres to north west. Square-headed openings with twin lintels of granite (to exterior) and timber (to interior). Upper section of rear wall has collapsed. NW corner stack finished in brick. A substantially complete example of a beam engine house with its original boiler house, a rare surviving example. This constitutes a significant surviving group with the former miners' dry (qv) to the north west. (Cornish Archaeological Unit, "St Just: An Archaeological Survey of the Mining District", 1992, pp. 188-92)

Listing NGR: SW3655732342

Selected Sources

Books and journals
St Just an Archaeological Survey of the Mining District, (1992), 188-192

National Grid Reference: SW 36557 32342

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