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CHINA CLAY WORKS AT SX 046582

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: CHINA CLAY WORKS AT SX 046582

List entry Number: 1144211

Location

CHINA CLAY WORKS AT SX 046582

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

County:

District: Cornwall

District Type: Unitary Authority

Parish: Luxulyan

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 28-Aug-1987

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 70894

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List entry Description

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History

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Details

LUXULYAN SX 05 NW 6/142 China clay works at SX 046582 - II

China clay works, including chimney and remains of tanks. Late C19. Chimney in white brick with metal banding on granite rubble base; tanks in rendered stone rubble. There are 7 tanks to the rear, of rectangular plan ; The clay slurry was carried via pipes tunnelled through a hill and over a viaduct into the rear of the tanks. The sediment was taken through sluice gates at the front of the tanks on to the pan, which is a long platform in front of the tanks with heat ducts under the floor. The furnace and chimney is at the left end of the pan. In front of the pan, there is a railway track on a terrace, for carrying away the finished clay in the form of briquettes. The chimney is circular, with tapered shaft, on circular granite rubble base about 3 metres in diameter. The tanks are rectangular, about 20 metres by 10 metres, with walls rendered inside and in granite rubble to front, each with opening to front. The site is close to the railway for transporting the china clay, with the station at Bridges, Luxulyan.

Listing NGR: SX0471258274

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National Grid Reference: SX0471258274

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