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Consolidated Mines, Chimney

A Grade II Listed Building in Gwennap, Cornwall

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.2356 / 50°14'8"N

Longitude: -5.1631 / 5°9'46"W

OS Eastings: 174532

OS Northings: 42074

OS Grid: SW745420

Mapcode National: GBR Z7.C8WW

Mapcode Global: FRA 082D.NCK

Entry Name: Consolidated Mines, Chimney

Listing Date: 21 November 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1140933

English Heritage Legacy ID: 63191

Location: Gwennap, Cornwall, TR16

County: Cornwall

Civil Parish: Gwennap

Built-Up Area: United Downs industrial Park

Traditional County: Cornwall

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cornwall

Church of England Parish: Gwennap

Church of England Diocese: Truro

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Listing Text

GWENNAP
SW 74 SW
4/93 Consolidated Mines, Chimney
21.11.85
GV II
Detached mine chimney. Early C19. Killas rubble with granite collar and brick upper
stage. Round plan, tapered. 2 stages. Upper stage partly fallen. Tapered. Put
log holes to stone walling, used for scaffolding during construction. Projecting
collar has ovolo-moulding to upper side.
This tower is detached to give better flue draught to beam engine house lower down
the slope.
One of very few early mining remains in Cornwall and part of the Consols Mine which
during the 1830s was the most successful copper and tin mine in the world.


Listing NGR: SW7453242074

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