OLD WHIM AND NEW WHIM AT SW700500

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1141460
Date first listed:
31-Oct-1988
Statutory Address:
OLD WHIM AND NEW WHIM AT SW700500

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Location

Statutory Address:
OLD WHIM AND NEW WHIM AT SW700500

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

District:
Cornwall (Unitary Authority)
Parish:
St. Agnes
National Grid Reference:
SW6998750033

Details

ST AGNES WHEAL COATES SW 75 SW 4/255 Old Whim and New Whim at SW700500 - GV II

2 adjoining whim houses associated with Wheal Coates mine, now disused. Circa mid C19 and late C19. Killas rubble. Timber lintels. Plan 2 rectangular whim (winding) houses plus walls of probable former boiler house on the right. Original whim house has pits for governing original engine. Later whim house adjoining rear left-hand corner has concrete foundations of last operated winding machinery. No surviving wooden floor structures or roof structure and no surviving machinery. Exterior: 2 storeys and single storey. Walls partly fallen. Front (bob) wall of Old Whim house has small central opening. Rear wall has central doorway and remains of opening above. Right-hand (nearside) has blocked central doorway. Source: Sharpe, Adam and Smith, John. Engine Houses in St Agnes Parish. (Cornwall Archaeological Unit survey for Carrick District Council.

Listing NGR: SW6998750033

Legacy

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Legacy System number:
63883
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Sharpe, A, Smith, J, Engine Houses in St Agnes Parish

Legal

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

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Date: 09 Jul 2002
Reference: IOE01/07947/02
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Donald McCulloch. Source Historic England Archive
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