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Detached Chimney at Sw 598263, Trewavas Mine

A Grade II Listed Building in Rinsey, Helston, Cornwall

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Latitude: 50.0902 / 50°5'24"N

Longitude: -5.3579 / 5°21'28"W

OS Eastings: 159913

OS Northings: 26522

OS Grid: SW599265

Mapcode National: GBR FX4F.YBW

Mapcode Global: VH132.2ZVR

Plus Code: 9C2P3JRR+3R

Entry Name: Detached Chimney at Sw 598263, Trewavas Mine

Listing Date: 26 August 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1142249

English Heritage Legacy ID: 65722

Location: Breage, Cornwall, TR13

County: Cornwall

Civil Parish: Breage

Traditional County: Cornwall

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cornwall

Church of England Parish: Breage with Godolphin and Ashton

Church of England Diocese: Truro

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Listing Text


6/192 Detached chimney at SW 598263,
Trewavas Mine


Detached chimney serving beam engine house. Circa 1840. Granite rubble, round-on-
plan single stage chimney set on the top of the cliff above the engine house at Old
Shaft. Remains of the linking inclined flue survive.
Wheal Trewavas was a copper mine and worked from circa 1834-1846. Source :
Mines and Miners of Cornwall, A K Hamilton Jenkin.
This chimney replaced the original chimney of which the base survives halfway up the
cliff near the engine house.

Listing NGR: SW5991326522

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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