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CONSOLIDATED MINES, CLOCKTOWER

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: CONSOLIDATED MINES, CLOCKTOWER

List entry Number: 1136402

Location

CONSOLIDATED MINES, CLOCKTOWER

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

County:

District: Cornwall

District Type: Unitary Authority

Parish: Gwennap

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 21-Nov-1985

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

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 63190

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List entry Description

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History

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Details

GWENNAP SW 74 SW 4/92 Consolidated Mines, Clocktower 21.11.85 GV II Clocktower. Circa early C19. Killas rubble with granite quoins, jambstones, voussoirs and copings. Round tapered tower over octagonal base. Clock removed or fallen. Round-headed doorway to west. Square section granite string over basement. About 1/3 way up from base is narrowed round-headed opening to west and to east. Ovolo-moulded collar or coping to top of tower. Lightning conductor to south. Interior is smoke-blackened over the rubble walls so possibly has been used as a flue. Wooden first floor in situ. Holes at intervals to wall for former stair. This unique tower stands complete except for upper timber work; surviving from mining complex which reached it zenith in the 1830's. Consols was this time the most productive mine in Cornwall.

Listing NGR: SW7454241989

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National Grid Reference: SW7454241989

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