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Latitude: 50.188 / 50°11'16"N
Longitude: -5.4248 / 5°25'29"W
OS Eastings: 155624
OS Northings: 37609
OS Grid: SW556376
Mapcode National: GBR DXZ5.XKB
Mapcode Global: VH12M.XJGR
Entry Name: South Quay, Including South East Side of Carnsew Dock
Listing Date: 14 January 1988
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1143686
English Heritage Legacy ID: 70205
Location: Hayle, Cornwall, TR27
Civil Parish: Hayle
Built-Up Area: Hayle
Traditional County: Cornwall
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cornwall
Church of England Parish: St Erth
Church of England Diocese: Truro
10/104 South Quay, including south-east
- side of Carnsew Dock
Quay walls. Circa 1819. Built for Harvey and Company (Henry Harvey). Granite
and killas rubble, granite ashlar, copper slag blocks and granite dressings. Walls to 3 sides of a peninsular wharf, the long side facing north east and forming one side of a long narrow harbour. Walls are scalloped on plan
possibly to allow boats to lie alongside. The north west wall is also part
of Carnsew dock. This dock was designed so that accumulated silt could be
sluiced out at intervals by releasing a large volume of dammed-up water.
The walls are slightly battered and have dressed granite copings.
On December the 27th 1834 there was a ceremonial opening of the sluices when
the mine's adventurers and other customers and friends of the Company were invited to breakfast a The White Hart Hotel q.v.
Sources: The Harveys of Hayle, by Edmund Vale ; The Cornish Copper Company,
by W.H. Pascoe ; Hayle Town Trail by Brian Sullivan.
Listing NGR: SW5562437609
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