MINE BUILDINGS INCLUDING WHEEL PIT AND ARSENIC CALCINER WHEAL BENNY

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1140178

Date first listed: 19-Oct-1987

Statutory Address: MINE BUILDINGS INCLUDING WHEEL PIT AND ARSENIC CALCINER WHEAL BENNY

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Location

Statutory Address: MINE BUILDINGS INCLUDING WHEEL PIT AND ARSENIC CALCINER WHEAL BENNY

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

District: Cornwall (Unitary Authority)

Parish: Calstock

National Grid Reference: SX 39752 73129

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History

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Details

CALSTOCK WHEAL BENNY SX 37 SE 1/146 Mine buildings-including wheel pit and arsenic calciner II Mine buildings at Wheal Benny, including wheel pit and arsenic calciner. Late C19. Slatestone rubble with brick dressings. Plan: Wheal Benny is on the bank of the River Tamar. The site includes wheel pit large enough to accommodate a 50 foot wheel, 4 tin buddles and a Brunton calciner with flues. The calciner is of square plan, with round-arched opening to front leading to an internal vault, with grate at the left side. The flues are to west of the calciner, above ground with arched openings. At the east end of the site is a wheel pit with rubble walls, external rubble housing for the wheel shaft ; the mine was water powered, the leat running above the mine to the south. Sources: Tamar Valley Project.

Listing NGR: SX3975273129

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 60894

Legacy System: LBS

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