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Wheal Clifford, Powder House, Part of the United Mines

A Grade II Listed Building in Gwennap, Cornwall

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Latitude: 50.2313 / 50°13'52"N

Longitude: -5.149 / 5°8'56"W

OS Eastings: 175512

OS Northings: 41561

OS Grid: SW755415

Mapcode National: GBR Z8.PDLD

Mapcode Global: FRA 083F.1TB

Entry Name: Wheal Clifford, Powder House, Part of the United Mines

Listing Date: 3 February 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1312783

English Heritage Legacy ID: 63203

Location: Gwennap, Cornwall, TR16

County: Cornwall

Civil Parish: Gwennap

Traditional County: Cornwall

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cornwall

Church of England Parish: Gwennap

Church of England Diocese: Truro

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Listing Text

SW 74 SE
5/105 Wheal Clifford, Powder House, part
- part of the United Mines
Gunpowder storage house. Early-mid C19. Lime-washed killas rubble with timber
lintels and scantle slate roof with finial. Round single-cell plan. Single storey.
Doorway to north, now boarded up, and window to north east.
A remarkably intact example of this very rare building type. Sited at a distance
from other structures in case of explosion.

Listing NGR: SW7551241561

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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