CHINA CLAY WORKS AT SX 046582

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1144211

Date first listed: 28-Aug-1987

Statutory Address: CHINA CLAY WORKS AT SX 046582

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Location

Statutory Address: CHINA CLAY WORKS AT SX 046582

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

District: Cornwall (Unitary Authority)

Parish: Luxulyan

National Grid Reference: SX0471258274

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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

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 70894

Legacy System: LBS

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