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Rounded Ventilation Shaft About 140 Metres South of Canonteign Barton

A Grade II Listed Building in Christow, Devon

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.6353 / 50°38'6"N

Longitude: -3.6457 / 3°38'44"W

OS Eastings: 283715

OS Northings: 83022

OS Grid: SX837830

Mapcode National: GBR QN.LC21

Mapcode Global: FRA 377D.CJ3

Entry Name: Rounded Ventilation Shaft About 140 Metres South of Canonteign Barton

Listing Date: 9 March 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1163729

English Heritage Legacy ID: 85590

Location: Christow, Teignbridge, Devon, EX6

County: Devon

District: Teignbridge

Civil Parish: Christow

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: Christow St James

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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Listing Text

CHRISTOW
SX 88 SW
5/71 Rounded ventilation shaft about
140 metres south of Canonteign
Barton
GV II
Ventilation shaft at Wheal Exmouth. Late C19. Stone rubble, rounded tapering
ventilation shaft, entirely clad in ivy at time of survey (1987). One of 2
ventilation shafts and an engine house associated with a lead and barytes mine which
operated between the 1850s and 1880, employing 70 underground workers in 1863.
Forms an impressive roadside group with the more ornamental octagonal shaft and
adjacent engine house.


Listing NGR: SX8371583022

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