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Pump Engine House to Chappel's Shaft of Old Cook's Kitchen Mine at SW 664 405

A Grade II Listed Building in Camborne, Cornwall

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Latitude: 50.2192 / 50°13'9"N

Longitude: -5.2746 / 5°16'28"W

OS Eastings: 166497

OS Northings: 40602

OS Grid: SW664406

Mapcode National: GBR Z0.S9HZ

Mapcode Global: VH12J.JRC9

Plus Code: 9C2P6P9G+M4

Entry Name: Pump Engine House to Chappel's Shaft of Old Cook's Kitchen Mine at SW 664 405

Listing Date: 12 September 1989

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1328162

English Heritage Legacy ID: 66718

ID on this website: 101328162

Location: Brea, Cornwall, TR15

County: Cornwall

Civil Parish: Carn Brea

Built-Up Area: Camborne

Traditional County: Cornwall

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cornwall

Church of England Parish: Camborne and Tuckinghill

Church of England Diocese: Truro

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SW 64 SE
(north side, off)
Pump engine house to
Chappel's shaft of
Old Cook's Kitchen Mine
at SW 664 405

Pump engine house to former copper and tin mine; now derelict. Probably early
to mid C19. Uncoursed granite rubble with quoins, bob wall of dressed granite
blocks; now roofless. Rectangular plan on north-south axis, with bob wall to
south. Three stages; round-headed driver's window in bob wall, with granite
voussoirs and keystone, various square-headed windows with wooden or granite
lintels including larger window (or door) in rear wall, the masonry beneath it
collapsed, and 2 small beam holes above this window; tie-plates and straps to
front and rear walls. History: Cook's Kitchen mine was one of the earliest mines
in the area, known to have been working for copper in early C18, and also one
of the deepest (reaching 3000 feet), and most profitable; closed in 1913.
Reference: J.Trounson Mining in Cornwall Volume One (1985).
Forms prominent group with its detached chimney to the north and winding
engine to the east (q.v.)

Listing NGR: SW6640040500

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