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Latitude: 50.158 / 50°9'28"N
Longitude: -5.5836 / 5°35'1"W
OS Eastings: 144133
OS Northings: 34813
OS Grid: SW441348
Mapcode National: GBR DXL8.967
Mapcode Global: VH059.59J6
Entry Name: Engine House at Sw 442347, Ding Dong Mine
Listing Date: 7 September 1988
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1136718
English Heritage Legacy ID: 70425
Location: Madron, Cornwall, TR20
Civil Parish: Madron
Traditional County: Cornwall
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cornwall
Church of England Parish: Gulval
Church of England Diocese: Truro
SW 43 SW
6/80 Engine house at SW 442347, Ding
- Dong Mine
Beam engine house. Circa mid-late C19. Dressed granite bob wall, otherwise granite rubble with granite dressings. Brick upper stage to chimney and round brick arches over principal doorways.
Plan: rectangular engine house with clasping round chimney to the rear right hand
corner. Adjoining the front (bob) wall are bearing walls for former winding
machinery. Fittings, floors and roof removed.
Exterior: 2 storeys over basement plinth. Tall round-headed doorway to bob wall; 2 openings to rear wall with round-headed opening to first floor; ground floor window opening in left-hand wall near the front and doorway opposite in the right hand wall. Echinus-moulded brick cornice to chimney. Part of upper stage fallen.
This engine house at Ding Dong is one of the best known of Cornwall's C19 mining
Listing NGR: SW4413334812
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