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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: CHIMNEY AT SW 689 401

List entry Number: 1142620



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


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: 66682

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CARN BREA CARNKIE SK 64 SE 5/134 Chimney at SW 689 401

GV II Chimney to former winder at Wheal Basset Mine; now derelict. Late C19. Uncoursed granite rubble and brick. Tapered cylindrical form, apparently intact, with cornice to top of brick stage. History: winder, intended to work Miners shaft to east which did not proceed, was adapted to work Lyle's shaft to west by ropes on pulley stands. Included for group value with engine houses and West Basset stamps approx. 200 metres to the west. Reference: Palmer & Neaverson., op.cit.

Listing NGR: SW6890040100

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 68978 40117


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