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Pump Engine House on Site of Grenville United Mine

A Grade II Listed Building in Camborne, Cornwall

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Coordinates

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

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1142668

English Heritage Legacy ID: 66614

Location: Camborne, Cornwall, TR14

County: Cornwall

Civil Parish: Camborne

Traditional County: Cornwall

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cornwall

Church of England Parish: Treslothan

Church of England Diocese: Truro

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Listing Text

CAMBORNE NEWTON ROAD
SW 63 NE
(west side)
8/68
Troon
Pump engine house on site of
Grenville United Mine
GV
II
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
Flat Lode.


Listing NGR: SW6604838495

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