History in Structure

This site is entirely user-supported. See how you can help.

Harriet Shaft Engine House

A Grade II Listed Building in Camborne, Cornwall

More Photos »
Approximate Location Map
Large Map »

Coordinates

Latitude: 50.2145 / 50°12'52"N

Longitude: -5.2841 / 5°17'2"W

OS Eastings: 165797

OS Northings: 40103

OS Grid: SW657401

Mapcode National: GBR Z0.SM03

Mapcode Global: VH12J.CVCY

Entry Name: Harriet Shaft Engine House

Listing Date: 12 September 1989

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1142665

English Heritage Legacy ID: 66605

Location: Camborne, Cornwall, TR14

County: Cornwall

Civil Parish: Camborne

Built-Up Area: Camborne

Traditional County: Cornwall

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cornwall

Church of England Parish: Camborne and Tuckinghill

Church of England Diocese: Truro

Find accommodation in
Camborne

Listing Text

CAMBORNE LOWER PENGEGON ROAD
SW 64 SE
(west side, off)
5/59
Harriet Shaft Engine House
II

Mine pump engine house, now derelict. Probably late C19, for Dolcoath
Mine. Uncoursed rubble with granite quoins, bob wall of dressed granite
blocks, window arches of brick; now roofless. Rectangular plan on north-
west/south-east axis, with bob wall to north and circular chimney attached
at south-west corner. Three stages on a plinth; round-headed openings
including large cylinder door in rear wall beside chimney; slightly tapered
chimney with moulded cornice, former brick upper stage missing. Former
shaft immediately in front of bob wall. Interior not inspected. History:
formerly housed 65" cylinder; one of the few remaining monuments of the
Dolcoath Mine, once the most productive tin mine in the world.


Listing NGR: SW6579740103

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

Recommended Books

Other nearby listed buildings

BritishListedBuildings.co.uk is an independent online resource and is not associated with any government department. All government data published here is used under licence. Please do not contact BritishListedBuildings.co.uk for any queries related to any individual listed building, planning permission related to listed buildings or the listing process itself.

British Listed Buildings is a Good Stuff website.