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Wheal Jenkin Group of 2 Engine Houses and One Chimney at Sx 264 712 and Sx 265 713

A Grade II Listed Building in Linkinhorne, Cornwall

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.5158 / 50°30'56"N

Longitude: -4.4473 / 4°26'50"W

OS Eastings: 226592

OS Northings: 71308

OS Grid: SX265713

Mapcode National: GBR NG.JX1S

Mapcode Global: FRA 17KP.R77

Entry Name: Wheal Jenkin Group of 2 Engine Houses and One Chimney at Sx 264 712 and Sx 265 713

Listing Date: 5 November 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1140498

English Heritage Legacy ID: 62169

Location: Linkinhorne, Cornwall, PL14

County: Cornwall

Civil Parish: Linkinhorne

Traditional County: Cornwall

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cornwall

Church of England Parish: Linkinhorne

Church of England Diocese: Truro

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Listing Text

LINKINHORNE
SX 27 SE
6/32 Wheal Jenkin group of 2 engine
- houses and one chimney at
SX 264 712 and SX 265 713
II
Two engine houses and one chimney at Wheal Jenkin copper mine. Late C19. Granite
rubble.
Plan: One engine house to south west; second engine house to north east, with chimney
about 20 metres to south east.
South west engine house is a tall building with granite quoins; gable end to front
and rear with round-arched bob-opening to one gable end, the other gable end with a
wide round-arched opening at ground floor, 2 narrower arched openings at first floor
and one at the apex of the gable. Segmental-arched openings in the side walls and a
lean-to.
North east engine house has doorway to side and gable end, 2 window openings on the
opposite side. Circular rubble tapered chimney.
Not fully accessible at time of survey.
Sources: Barton, D.B.: A Historical Survey of the Mines and Mineral Railways of East
Cornwall and West Devon. 1964.


Listing NGR: SX2659271308

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