WINDING ENGINE HOUSE TO CHAPPEL'S SHAFT OF OLD COOK'S KITCHEN MINE AT SW 665 406

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1142629

Date first listed: 12-Sep-1989

Statutory Address: WINDING ENGINE HOUSE TO CHAPPEL'S SHAFT OF OLD COOK'S KITCHEN MINE AT SW 665 406, TINCROFT ROAD

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Location

Statutory Address: WINDING ENGINE HOUSE TO CHAPPEL'S SHAFT OF OLD COOK'S KITCHEN MINE AT SW 665 406, TINCROFT ROAD

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 66536 40621

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History

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Details

CARN BREA TINCROFT ROAD SW 64 SE (north side, off) 5/164 Winding engine house to Chappel's shaft of Old Cook's Kitchen Mine at SW 665 406 GV II

Winding engine house (or "whim") to former copper and tin mine; now derelict and dilapidated. Probably early to mid C19. Uncoursed granite rubble with quoins, bob wall of dressed granite blocks, brick arches to windows and brick upper stage to chimney; now roofless. Rectangular plan on east-west axis, with bob wall to west, remains of foundations of former winding drum in front of this, chimney attached at north-east corner. Three stages, with round-headed openings including driver's window in bob wall, with brick surround, 2 windows at ground floor of south wall and one on each floor above, and one window on each floor of rear wall; north side wall collapsed. Tapered cylindrical chimney stack with cornices to both stages. History: Cook's Kitchen Mine was one of the earliest mines in the area, known to have been working for copper in early C18, and also one of the deepest (reaching 3000 feet), and most profitable; closed in 1913. Reference: J.Trounson Mining in Cornwall Volume One (1985). Forms prominent group with pump engine and chimney to the west (q.v.).

Listing NGR: SW6650040600

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 66720

Legacy System: LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Trounson, J , Mining in Cornwall, (1980)

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