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VANNER HOUSE TO WHEAL BASSET MINE AT SW 691 398

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: VANNER HOUSE TO WHEAL BASSET MINE AT SW 691 398

List entry Number: 1142616

Location

VANNER HOUSE TO WHEAL BASSET MINE AT SW 691 398

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

County:

District: Cornwall

District Type: Unitary Authority

Parish: Carn Brea

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 12-Sep-1989

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 66675

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History

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Details

CARN BREA CARNKIE SW 63 NE 8/127 Vanner house to Wheal Basset Mine at SW 691 398 GV II

Vanner house to former tin mine, now derelict. c.1908, altered in 1930's. Mixed granite and kilias rubble with granite quoins and brick arches to openings; roof missing. Long rectangular building, approx. 48x12 metres, on east-west axis parallel to former stamps on south side. Single storey; 13-bay north wall with large round-headed window openings, doorways in centre and at left end. End walls now twin gabled (altered to make 2-span roof in 1930's), that at east end with one round-headed window in each gable and the other altered and damaged. North side has some similar windows, and large rectangular opening in centre, opposite engine house. Interior: concrete foundations for separators, classifiers, etc. History: built as a late addition to tin-mining operations at Wheal Basset, to house Frue Vanners for dressing ore. Now a relatively rare type of building, and the central element of a group conspicuously sited on the northern slope of Carnmenellis. Reference: Marilyn Palmer & Peter Neaverson The Basset Mines, their History and Industrial Archaeology (British Mining No.32, 1987).

Listing NGR: SW6910039800

Selected Sources

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

National Grid Reference: SW 69125 39894

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