WINDING ENGINE HOUSE TO PASCOE'S SHAFT ON SOUTH WHEAL FRANCES SETT SW 677 392

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1142598

Date first listed: 12-Sep-1989

Statutory Address: WINDING ENGINE HOUSE TO PASCOE'S SHAFT ON SOUTH WHEAL FRANCES SETT SW 677 392

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Location

Statutory Address: WINDING ENGINE HOUSE TO PASCOE'S SHAFT ON SOUTH WHEAL FRANCES SETT SW 677 392

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

District: Cornwall (Unitary Authority)

Parish: Carn Brea

National Grid Reference: SW 67758 39295

Summary

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Reasons for Designation

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History

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Details

CARN BREA TRESKILLARD SW 63 NE 8/174 Winding engine house to Pascoe's shaft on South Wheal Frances sett at SW 677 392

GV II Winding engine house (or "whim") to former tin mine, now derelict. 1878, for South Frances Mine. Uncoursed granite rubble with quoins, bob wall of large dressed granite blocks, window arches of yellow brick, brick upper stage to chimney; now roofless. Rectangular plan on north-east/south-west axis, with bob wall to north-east, winder loadings in front of this, chimney attached at south- west corner and remains of boiler house attached to south side. Three stages, with round-headed openings, including driver's window in bob wall, and raised doorway in rear wall. Tapered cylindrical chimney with moulded brick cornices to both stages. Prominent loadings in front of bob wall. Large boiler house on parallel axis mostly dilapidated, but north-east gable wall survives intact. History: built in period of expansion after driving from Pascoe's shaft encountered the Great Flat Lode in 1876; contained 36-inch cylinder. Reference: Palmer and Neaverson, op.cit.

Listing NGR: SW6770039200

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 66730

Legacy System: LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Palmer, M, Neaverson, P, 'British Mining' in The Basset Mines their History and Industrial Archaeology, (1987)

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