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Latitude: 50.311 / 50°18'39"N
Longitude: -5.2036 / 5°12'12"W
OS Eastings: 172005
OS Northings: 50579
OS Grid: SW720505
Mapcode National: GBR Z4.KJ79
Mapcode Global: VH125.RFGY
Entry Name: Former Pumping Engine House and Chimney of West Wheal Kitty Mine
Listing Date: 16 July 1985
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1141485
English Heritage Legacy ID: 63840
Location: St. Agnes, Cornwall, TR5
Civil Parish: St. Agnes
Built-Up Area: 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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4/212 Former Pumping Engine House and
16.7.85 chimney of West Wheal Kitty Mine
Pumping beam engine house. Circa 1889. Killas rubble with granite quoins, brick
arches over principal openings, some granite lintels. Brick to upper part of
Plan: Rectangular plan engine house with round chimney clasping the rear left-hand
corner. No wooden floors or roof structure. A 40" engine built by Harvey and Co in
1863 was moved to West Wheal Kitty, then moved to Carpalla, and is now at the Science
Exterior: 3 storeys. Unaltered elevations. Round-headed openings to front, rear and
nearside walls. Front (bob) wall has central doorway. Rear wall has central wide
cylinder doorway and window opening to each floor above. Right-hand (nearside wall)
has 4 irregularly disposed window openings and 2 smaller openings. Left-hand
(offside) walls has doorway on the right and small opening to each of the other
Source: Sharpe, Adam and Smith, John. Engine Houses in St Agnes Parish. (Cornwall
Archaeological Unit survey for Carrick District Council.
Listing NGR: SW7200550579
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