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Engine House and Boiler House and Workshop Ruins at Engine Shaft, Part of Killifreth Mine at Sw 736442

A Grade II Listed Building in Chacewater, Cornwall

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Latitude: 50.2547 / 50°15'17"N

Longitude: -5.1774 / 5°10'38"W

OS Eastings: 173597

OS Northings: 44248

OS Grid: SW735442

Mapcode National: GBR Z6.052K

Mapcode Global: FRA 081C.2S2

Entry Name: Engine House and Boiler House and Workshop Ruins at Engine Shaft, Part of Killifreth Mine at Sw 736442

Listing Date: 3 February 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1140972

English Heritage Legacy ID: 63095

Location: Chacewater, Cornwall, TR4

County: Cornwall

Civil Parish: Chacewater

Traditional County: Cornwall

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cornwall

Church of England Parish: Chacewater

Church of England Diocese: Truro

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Listing Text

SW 74 SW
4/37 Engine house and boiler house and
- workshop ruins at Engine Shaft,
part of Killifreth Mine at
SW 736442 SW
Beam engine house ruin with attached chimney and ancillery ruins. Circa late C19.
Killas rubble with granite quoins, jambstones and bonding stones. Round stone rubble
chimney with brick upper stage (north west) and round-headed brick arch to bob wall.
Otherwise timber lintels. Rectangular plan with ruins of rectangular building to
north and further ruined engine house to west. Main engine house has no floor, roof
or timberwork over bob wall but stone walls are fairly intact except west gable which
has fallen. Chimney has corbelled brick collar.
Killifreth Mine was re-started in 1865 and engines were installed so that greater
depths could be worked, and presumably this engine house is part of the new scheme.
Killifreth at this time was also linked to Great Wheal Busy and Wheal Unity Wood.

Listing NGR: SW7360044200

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