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Latitude: 50.2001 / 50°12'0"N
Longitude: -5.2796 / 5°16'46"W
OS Eastings: 166048
OS Northings: 38495
OS Grid: SW660384
Mapcode National: GBR Z0.TG65
Mapcode Global: VH12Q.F7QD
Entry Name: Pump Engine House on Site of Grenville United Mine
Listing Date: 12 September 1989
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1142668
English Heritage Legacy ID: 66614
Location: Camborne, Cornwall, TR14
Civil Parish: Camborne
Traditional County: Cornwall
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cornwall
Church of England Parish: Treslothan
Church of England Diocese: Truro
CAMBORNE NEWTON ROAD
SW 63 NE
Pump engine house on site of
Grenville United Mine
Pump engine house to former tin mine, now derelict. Probably late C19.
Mostly uncoursed killas rubble with granite quoins, bob wall of granite
blocks, window arches of red brick, upper stage of chimney of engineering
brick; now roofless. Rectangular plan on north-south axis with bob wall to
north and circular chimney attached at south-west corner. Three stages,
with round-headed windows; intact tapered cylindrical 2-stage chimney with
annular brick cornices at the junction and at the top. Former shaft
immediately in front of bob wall. Functional partner to winding engine
house approx. 50 metres to the south-west (q.v.), forming an interesting
group on a conspicuous site close to the road. History: housed 60"
Marshall's pumping engine. One of a series of mines exploiting the Great
Listing NGR: SW6604838495
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