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FORMER PUMPING ENGINE HOUSE AND CHIMNEY OF WEST WHEAL KITTY MINE

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: FORMER PUMPING ENGINE HOUSE AND CHIMNEY OF WEST WHEAL KITTY MINE

List entry Number: 1141485

Location

FORMER PUMPING ENGINE HOUSE AND CHIMNEY OF WEST WHEAL KITTY MINE

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

County:

District: Cornwall

District Type: Unitary Authority

Parish: St. Agnes

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 16-Jul-1985

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 63840

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List entry Description

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History

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Details

ST AGNES SW 75 SW 4/212 Former Pumping Engine House and 16.7.85 chimney of West Wheal Kitty Mine GV II

Pumping beam engine house. Circa 1889. Killas rubble with granite quoins, brick arches over principal openings, some granite lintels. Brick to upper part of chimney. Plan: Rectangular plan engine house with round chimney clasping the rear left-hand corner. No wooden floors or roof structure. A 40" engine built by Harvey and Co in 1863 was moved to West Wheal Kitty, then moved to Carpalla, and is now at the Science Museum. Exterior: 3 storeys. Unaltered elevations. Round-headed openings to front, rear and nearside walls. Front (bob) wall has central doorway. Rear wall has central wide cylinder doorway and window opening to each floor above. Right-hand (nearside wall) has 4 irregularly disposed window openings and 2 smaller openings. Left-hand (offside) walls has doorway on the right and small opening to each of the other floors. Source: Sharpe, Adam and Smith, John. Engine Houses in St Agnes Parish. (Cornwall Archaeological Unit survey for Carrick District Council.

Listing NGR: SW7200550579

Selected Sources

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

National Grid Reference: SW7200550579

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