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Count House and Attached Smith's Shop at King Edward Mine

A Grade II* Listed Building in Camborne, Cornwall

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.2042 / 50°12'14"N

Longitude: -5.2761 / 5°16'33"W

OS Eastings: 166319

OS Northings: 38929

OS Grid: SW663389

Mapcode National: GBR Z0.T93N

Mapcode Global: VH12Q.H4LB

Entry Name: Count House and Attached Smith's Shop at King Edward Mine

Listing Date: 12 September 1989

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1142685

English Heritage Legacy ID: 66547

Location: Camborne, Cornwall, TR14

County: Cornwall

Civil Parish: Camborne

Traditional County: Cornwall

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cornwall

Church of England Parish: Camborne and Tuckinghill

Church of England Diocese: Truro

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Listing Text

CAMBORNE
SW 63 NE
8/2 Count House and attached
smith's shop at
King Edward Mine

GV II*
Count house and attached smith's shop, now offices. Late C19, altered.
Pebble-dashed render probably on rubble, corrugated sheet roofs.
Rectangular plan with smith's shop attached at right-hand end of count
house. Two storeys, 2+2 bays, both elements symmetrical; the count house
has a central panelled door protected by an added lean-to porch, 2
windows at ground floor with altered glazing and 2 blocked windows above,
and a hipped roof without chimneys; attached at the left end is a lean-to
store. The smith's shop to the right, which is slightly lower, has a wide
central doorway, 2 windows on each floor with altered glazing, and a
hipped roof with a chimney to the right-hand side wall. Rear and interior
not of special interest. History: originally belonged to South Condurrow
Mine, acquired c.1897 by Camborne School of Mines, re-named King
Edward Mine in 1901, and now part of a uniquely complete set of mine
buildings at this site. Reference: A.W.Brooks "King Edward Mine, West
Cornwall, 1897-1921", Camborne School of Mines Journal, 198-.


Listing NGR: SW6631938929

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