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Latitude: 50.1787 / 50°10'43"N
Longitude: -5.601 / 5°36'3"W
OS Eastings: 143006
OS Northings: 37170
OS Grid: SW430371
Mapcode National: GBR DXK6.M7Z
Mapcode Global: VH052.VRVW
Entry Name: Bosigran Smelting Works
Listing Date: 7 September 1988
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1144367
English Heritage Legacy ID: 70567
Location: Zennor, Cornwall, TR20
Civil Parish: Zennor
Traditional County: Cornwall
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cornwall
Church of England Parish: Zennor
Church of England Diocese: Truro
SW 43 NW
3/228 Bosigran Smelting Works
Tin smelting house and associated structures including detached chimney. C18 and
C19. Granite rubble with some granite dressings.
Rectangular plan main building which is divided into 2 nearly square rooms. The
smelting room with remains of a brick furnace is at the higher end (west) and this is
linked to a detached round chimney (farther west) by a horizontal flue. The leat
runs under the flue and formerly powered a wheel for driving a bellows. The lower
end is older and may have originally contained a furnace but was later used
presumably to house a bellows. Nearby are other remains including buddle pits.
One of the most complete remains of C19 and earlier smelting works in Cornwall.
Listing NGR: SW4300637170
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