CALCINER AT WEST END OF BUDDLE FLOOR OF WEST BASSET STAMPS ON NORTH WHEAL BASSET SETT AT SW 687 401

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1142622

Date first listed: 12-Sep-1989

Statutory Address: CALCINER AT WEST END OF BUDDLE FLOOR OF WEST BASSET STAMPS ON NORTH WHEAL BASSET SETT AT SW 687 401

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Location

Statutory Address: CALCINER AT WEST END OF BUDDLE FLOOR OF WEST BASSET STAMPS ON NORTH WHEAL BASSET SETT AT SW 687 401

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 68779 40185

Summary

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Reasons for Designation

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History

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Details

CARN BREA CARNKIE SW 64 SE 5/139 Calciner at west end of buddle floor of West Basset Stamps on North Wheal Basset sett at SW 687 401

GV II Double Brunton calciner at tin ore dressing plant of former West Basset Mine; now derelict. 1898, altered. Coursed square granite and small rubble; now roofless. Rectangular plan on north-south axis, with 2 chambers for 16-foot rotating inclined tables. Single storey; 2 segmental-headed openings in each side wall, round-headed openings at ground level of the end walls, with remains of connecting flue to chimney at north end. History: used to burn off impurities from tin-ore concentrate. Functionally and visually an integral element of a group which is probably now unique in Cornwall. Reference: Palmer & Neaverson op.cit.

Listing NGR: SW6870040100

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 66687

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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