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PUMP ENGINE HOUSE TO LYLE'S SHAFT AT SW 688 401

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: PUMP ENGINE HOUSE TO LYLE'S SHAFT AT SW 688 401

List entry Number: 1142619

Location

PUMP ENGINE HOUSE TO LYLE'S SHAFT AT SW 688 401

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: 66680

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Details

This list entry was subject to a Minor Amendment on 15/01/2013

SW 64 SE 5/132

CARN BREA CARNKIE Pump engine house to Lyle's shaft at SW 688 401

GV II

Pump engine house to former tin mine shaft, now derelict. 1879-80, for Wheal Basset Mine. Coursed granite rubble with bob wall of large granite blocks, brick arches to openings; now roofless. Rectangular plan on north-south axis, with bob wall to north, chimney attached at south-west corner. Three stages, with round- headed openings except driver's window in bob wall which is segmental-headed; very large cylinder door in rear wall, and one wide window on each stage above; some windows in side walls, but these mostly concealed by ivy at time of survey (1988). Tapered cylindrical chimney now terminating at gable level and totally clad in ivy. History: erected when Wheal Basset Mine took over southern half of former North Basset Mine; contained 80-inch engine; also pumped from Grace's shaft to the west by flat rod. Functional partner to winding engine house to west (q.v.) and visually also grouped with West Basset stamps to north (q.v.). Reference: Palmer & Neaverson, op.cit.

Listing NGR: SW6879940055

Selected Sources

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

National Grid Reference: SW6879940055

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