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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
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1140498
English Heritage Legacy ID: 62169
Location: Linkinhorne, Cornwall, PL14
Civil Parish: Linkinhorne
Traditional County: Cornwall
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cornwall
Church of England Parish: Linkinhorne
Church of England Diocese: Truro
SX 27 SE
6/32 Wheal Jenkin group of 2 engine
- houses and one chimney at
SX 264 712 and SX 265 713
Two engine houses and one chimney at Wheal Jenkin copper mine. Late C19. Granite
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
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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