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Latitude: 50.2323 / 50°13'56"N
Longitude: -5.2494 / 5°14'57"W
OS Eastings: 168361
OS Northings: 41979
OS Grid: SW683419
Mapcode National: GBR Z2.2J4W
Mapcode Global: VH12J.YFQ7
Entry Name: Chimney Stack Approximately 60 Metres North of Wheal Tehidy House
Listing Date: 4 December 1995
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1245328
English Heritage Legacy ID: 452433
Location: Carn Brea, Cornwall, TR15
Civil Parish: Carn Brea
Built-Up Area: Redruth
Traditional County: Cornwall
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cornwall
Church of England Parish: Saint Illogan
Church of England Diocese: Truro
SW 64SE CARN BREA WHEAL TEHIDY LANE
Chimney stack approx 60m N
of Wheal Tehidy House
Chimney to former pumping engine house disused 1834-1842. Squared coursed granite base and coursed granite rubble shaft. An octagonal base with vertical sides to a thin string course beneath a battered rubble shaft. The former brick top section has been removed. HISTORY: The chimney is the last surviving part of the Wheal Tehidy mine, which worked from 1834 unti1 1842 and again from 1851 to 1864. The base is a distinctive architectural feature not widely found on Cornish engine houses and the chimney occupies a prominent position with the nearby stacks of the former East Pool and Wheal Tolgus mines contributing to this important industrial landscape.
Cornish Sites and Monuments Record No77 Morrison TA. Cornwall's Central Mines. Northern District. 1980. p115
Listing NGR: SW6836141979
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