PUMP ENGINE HOUSE ON SITE OF GRENVILLE UNITED MINE

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1142668

Date first listed: 12-Sep-1989

Statutory Address: PUMP ENGINE HOUSE ON SITE OF GRENVILLE UNITED MINE, NEWTON ROAD

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Location

Statutory Address: PUMP ENGINE HOUSE ON SITE OF GRENVILLE UNITED MINE, NEWTON ROAD

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

District: Cornwall (Unitary Authority)

Parish: Camborne

National Grid Reference: SW6604838495

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History

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Details

CAMBORNE NEWTON ROAD SW 63 NE (west side) 8/68 Troon Pump engine house on site of Grenville United Mine GV II Pump engine house to former tin mine, now derelict. Probably late C19. Mostly uncoursed killas rubble with granite quoins, bob wall of granite blocks, window arches of red brick, upper stage of chimney of engineering brick; now roofless. Rectangular plan on north-south axis with bob wall to north and circular chimney attached at south-west corner. Three stages, with round-headed windows; intact tapered cylindrical 2-stage chimney with annular brick cornices at the junction and at the top. Former shaft immediately in front of bob wall. Functional partner to winding engine house approx. 50 metres to the south-west (q.v.), forming an interesting group on a conspicuous site close to the road. History: housed 60" Marshall's pumping engine. One of a series of mines exploiting the Great Flat Lode.

Listing NGR: SW6604838495

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 66614

Legacy System: LBS

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