WHEAL DREA PUMPING ENGINE HOUSE

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1115110

Date first listed: 23-Sep-1994

Statutory Address: WHEAL DREA PUMPING ENGINE HOUSE

Map

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Location

Statutory Address: WHEAL DREA PUMPING ENGINE HOUSE

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

District: Cornwall (Unitary Authority)

Parish: St. Just

National Grid Reference: SW 36557 32342

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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

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 351298

Legacy System: LBS

Sources

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

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