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Engine House Chimney at Approximately 50m East of Read's Shaft

A Grade II Listed Building in Chacewater, Cornwall

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.2579 / 50°15'28"N

Longitude: -5.1906 / 5°11'26"W

OS Eastings: 172674

OS Northings: 44642

OS Grid: SW726446

Mapcode National: GBR Z5.ZTXV

Mapcode Global: FRA 080B.X8M

Entry Name: Engine House Chimney at Approximately 50m East of Read's Shaft

Listing Date: 21 November 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1140976

English Heritage Legacy ID: 63099

Location: Chacewater, Cornwall, TR16

County: Cornwall

Civil Parish: Chacewater

Built-Up Area: Redruth

Traditional County: Cornwall

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cornwall

Church of England Parish: Mount Hawke with Mithian

Church of England Diocese: Truro

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Listing Text

CHACEWATER
SW 74 SW
4/41 Engine house chimney at approx 50n
21.11.85 east of Read's Shaft
GV II
Beam engine house ruin. Circa late C19. Killas rubble and brick. Originally
rectangular single-cell plan with chimney to north east corner but now only chimney
and some attached walling survives. Originally 3 storeys. Chimney is of rubble to
lower stage and brick to upper stage divided by corbelled brick collar.
Included for group value.
Great Wheal Busy is a very old mine, working in 1823 under the name of 'Chacewater
Mines' and 'Great Wheal Busy' from 1856. Described in 1865 as having: pumping engine,
stamping engine, winding engine and crushing engine.
Information from THE MINES OF CORNWALL by Thomas Spargo.


Listing NGR: SW7267444642

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