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Old Whim and New Whim at Sw700500

A Grade II Listed Building in St. Agnes, Cornwall

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Latitude: 50.3053 / 50°18'19"N

Longitude: -5.2315 / 5°13'53"W

OS Eastings: 169987

OS Northings: 50033

OS Grid: SW699500

Mapcode National: GBR Z3.7WBV

Mapcode Global: VH125.8LNB

Entry Name: Old Whim and New Whim at Sw700500

Listing Date: 31 October 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1141460

English Heritage Legacy ID: 63883

Location: St. Agnes, Cornwall, TR5

County: Cornwall

Civil Parish: St. Agnes

Traditional County: Cornwall

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cornwall

Church of England Parish: St Agnes

Church of England Diocese: Truro

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Listing Text

SW 75 SW
4/255 Old Whim and New Whim at SW700500

2 adjoining whim houses associated with Wheal Coates mine, now disused. Circa mid
C19 and late C19. Killas rubble. Timber lintels.
Plan 2 rectangular whim (winding) houses plus walls of probable former boiler house
on the right. Original whim house has pits for governing original engine. Later
whim house adjoining rear left-hand corner has concrete foundations of last operated
winding machinery. No surviving wooden floor structures or roof structure and no
surviving machinery.
Exterior: 2 storeys and single storey. Walls partly fallen. Front (bob) wall of
Old Whim house has small central opening. Rear wall has central doorway and remains
of opening above. Right-hand (nearside) has blocked central doorway.
Source: Sharpe, Adam and Smith, John. Engine Houses in St Agnes Parish. (Cornwall
Archaeological Unit survey for Carrick District Council.

Listing NGR: SW6998750033

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