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Calciner at West End of Buddle Floor of West Basset Stamps on North Wheal Basset Sett at Sw 687 401

A Grade II Listed Building in Carn Brea, Cornwall

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.2164 / 50°12'59"N

Longitude: -5.2424 / 5°14'32"W

OS Eastings: 168779

OS Northings: 40185

OS Grid: SW687401

Mapcode National: GBR Z2.3KZ4

Mapcode Global: VH12K.2TWH

Entry Name: Calciner at West End of Buddle Floor of West Basset Stamps on North Wheal Basset Sett at Sw 687 401

Listing Date: 12 September 1989

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1142622

English Heritage Legacy ID: 66687

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

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Listing Text

CARN BREA CARNKIE
SW 64 SE
5/139 Calciner at west end of
buddle floor of West Basset
Stamps on North Wheal Basset
sett at SW 687 401

GV II
Double Brunton calciner at tin ore dressing plant of former West Basset Mine;
now derelict. 1898, altered. Coursed square granite and small rubble; now
roofless. Rectangular plan on north-south axis, with 2 chambers for 16-foot
rotating inclined tables. Single storey; 2 segmental-headed openings in each side
wall, round-headed openings at ground level of the end walls, with remains of
connecting flue to chimney at north end. History: used to burn off impurities
from tin-ore concentrate. Functionally and visually an integral element of a
group which is probably now unique in Cornwall. Reference: Palmer & Neaverson
op.cit.


Listing NGR: SW6870040100

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