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Latitude: 50.208 / 50°12'28"N
Longitude: -5.2562 / 5°15'22"W
OS Eastings: 167758
OS Northings: 39296
OS Grid: SW677392
Mapcode National: GBR Z2.42C1
Mapcode Global: VH12Q.V13C
Entry Name: Winding Engine House to Pascoe's Shaft on South Wheal Frances Sett Sw 677 392
Listing Date: 12 September 1989
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1142598
English Heritage Legacy ID: 66730
Location: Carn Brea, Cornwall, TR16
Civil Parish: Carn Brea
Traditional County: Cornwall
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cornwall
Church of England Parish: Redruth
Church of England Diocese: Truro
CARN BREA TRESKILLARD
SW 63 NE
8/174 Winding engine house to
Pascoe's shaft on South Wheal
Frances sett at SW 677 392
Winding engine house (or "whim") to former tin mine, now derelict. 1878, for
South Frances Mine. Uncoursed granite rubble with quoins, bob wall of large
dressed granite blocks, window arches of yellow brick, brick upper stage to
chimney; now roofless. Rectangular plan on north-east/south-west axis, with bob
wall to north-east, winder loadings in front of this, chimney attached at south-
west corner and remains of boiler house attached to south side. Three stages,
with round-headed openings, including driver's window in bob wall, and raised
doorway in rear wall. Tapered cylindrical chimney with moulded brick cornices to
both stages. Prominent loadings in front of bob wall. Large boiler house on
parallel axis mostly dilapidated, but north-east gable wall survives intact.
History: built in period of expansion after driving from Pascoe's shaft
encountered the Great Flat Lode in 1876; contained 36-inch cylinder. Reference:
Palmer and Neaverson, op.cit.
Listing NGR: SW6770039200
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