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PUMP ENGINE HOUSE ON SITE OF GRENVILLE UNITED MINE

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 ON SITE OF GRENVILLE UNITED MINE

List entry Number: 1142668

Location

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

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

County:

District: Cornwall

District Type: Unitary Authority

Parish: Camborne

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: 66614

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List entry Description

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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

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National Grid Reference: SW6604838495

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