ENGINE HOUSE AT APPROXIMATELY 50M NORTH WEST OF WHEAL BUSH FARMHOUSE KILLIFRETH MINE

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1140973

Date first listed: 30-May-1967

Date of most recent amendment: 03-Feb-1986

Statutory Address: ENGINE HOUSE AT APPROXIMATELY 50M NORTH WEST OF WHEAL BUSH FARMHOUSE KILLIFRETH MINE

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Location

Statutory Address: ENGINE HOUSE AT APPROXIMATELY 50M NORTH WEST OF WHEAL BUSH FARMHOUSE KILLIFRETH MINE

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

District: Cornwall (Unitary Authority)

Parish: Chacewater

National Grid Reference: SW7366043617

Summary

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History

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Details

CHACEWATER SW 74 SW 4/38 Engine house at approx 50m north west of Wheal Bush Farmhouse 30.5.67 Killifreth Mine. (Formerly listed as part of two engine houses at New Shaft, Killifreth Mine) GV II Beam engine house ruin. Circa mid-late C19. Mostly killas rubble with granite quoins, jambstone and bonding stones and mostly dressed coursed granite facing to bob (south west) wall. Round 2-stage chimney to north corner. Round brick arches over openings and brick upper stage to chimney. Originally with gable ended roof and 3 floors; now roofless and floorless. Rectangular single-cell plan with thicker bob wall overlooking mine shaft to south east and round chimney north corner. Originally 3 storeys. Walls virtually intact except for what was framed and weather-boarded wall to second floor and gable end over bob wall. Some undermining of jambs to ground floor opening of bob wall when machinery removed C20. Wheal Bush was part of Unity Wood and Killifreth Mine. This mine was re-opened in 1865 and this is one of two engine houses in a group, probably for pumping.

Listing NGR: SW7366043617

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 63096

Legacy System: LBS

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