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Dry Approximately 50 Metres South-East of Pump Engine House to Mariott's Shaft on South Wheal Basset Sett

A Grade II Listed Building in Carn Brea, Cornwall

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Latitude: 50.2085 / 50°12'30"N

Longitude: -5.2513 / 5°15'4"W

OS Eastings: 168110

OS Northings: 39337

OS Grid: SW681393

Mapcode National: GBR Z2.3X8W

Mapcode Global: VH12Q.X0QZ

Entry Name: Dry Approximately 50 Metres South-East of Pump Engine House to Mariott's Shaft on South Wheal Basset Sett

Listing Date: 12 September 1989

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1160710

English Heritage Legacy ID: 66711

Location: Carn Brea, Cornwall, TR16

County: Cornwall

Civil Parish: Carn Brea

Traditional County: Cornwall

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cornwall

Church of England Parish: Redruth

Church of England Diocese: Truro

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Listing Text

This list entry was subject to a Minor Amendment on 15/01/2013

SW 63 NE

Dry approx. 50 metres south-east of pump engine house to
Marriott's shaft on South Wheal Basset sett


Miners' changing room or "dry" at former tin mine, now derelict. 1908, for
Basset Mines Ltd., altered and now very dilapidated. Uncoursed rubble with
granite quoins, brick arches to openings; now roofless. Large rectangular plan on
east-west axis, with short wing on south side. One storey; right-hand end of
front wall collapsed, and several of remaining front windows damaged; original
doorway not detectable. History: when built as new changing rooms during
general improvements to this mine, it was described as "second to none in the
county". Reference: Palmer & Neaverson op.cit.
Part of a very impressive group of remains of one of the best equipped mines in
Cornwall, closed in 1918; included for group value.

Listing NGR: SW6811039337

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