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Winding Engine House to Pascoe's Shaft on South Wheal Frances Sett SW 677 392

A Grade II Listed Building in Carn Brea, Cornwall

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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

Plus Code: 9C2P6P5V+6G

Entry Name: Winding Engine House to Pascoe's Shaft on South Wheal Frances Sett SW 677 392

Listing Date: 12 September 1989

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1142598

English Heritage Legacy ID: 66730

Location: Carn Brea, Cornwall, TR16

County: Cornwall

Civil Parish: Carn Brea

Traditional County: Cornwall

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cornwall

Church of England Parish: Redruth

Church of England Diocese: Truro

Tagged with: Chimney

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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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