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Engine House at Sw 442347, Ding Dong Mine

A Grade II Listed Building in Madron, Cornwall

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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

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1136718

English Heritage Legacy ID: 70425

Location: Madron, Cornwall, TR20

County: Cornwall

Civil Parish: Madron

Traditional County: Cornwall

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cornwall

Church of England Parish: Gulval

Church of England Diocese: Truro

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Listing Text

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

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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