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Latitude: 51.2021 / 51°12'7"N
Longitude: -4.0093 / 4°0'33"W
OS Eastings: 259718
OS Northings: 146683
OS Grid: SS597466
Mapcode National: GBR KT.4D44
Mapcode Global: VH4MD.G19S
Entry Name: Engine House and Chimney, Knap Down Silver Mines
Listing Date: 9 April 1987
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1168925
English Heritage Legacy ID: 97048
Location: Combe Martin, North Devon, Devon, EX34
District: North Devon
Civil Parish: Combe Martin
Traditional County: Devon
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon
Church of England Parish: Combe Martin St Peter
Church of England Diocese: Exeter
COMBE MARTIN CORNER LANE
SS 54 NE
1/72 Engine House and Chimney, Knap
- Down Silver mines
Engine house and chimney. Mid C19. Stone rubble with brick capping to the chimney.
Engine house rectangular on plan, built gable-end into the bank with bob-wall at
front with tall, narrow semi-circular arched opening and rear wall incorporating
tall circular chimney shaft with oversailing brick courses to the cap. Only the
plinths of the side walls survive.
The engine-house was probably built in 1859 to contain the engine erected by James
Sims of Redruth, and was worked by the North Devon Silver Lead Mining Company (Vale
of Girt and Nap Down) Douglas Stuckey Adventurers Slopes. The Story of The Silver
and other mines of Combe Martin in Devon. (1965).
Listing NGR: SS5971846683
This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.
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