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Latitude: 50.5036 / 50°30'12"N
Longitude: -4.2818 / 4°16'54"W
OS Eastings: 238281
OS Northings: 69570
OS Grid: SX382695
Mapcode National: GBR NP.KPYX
Mapcode Global: FRA 17XQ.PP8
Entry Name: Wheal Langford
Listing Date: 26 November 1985
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1329416
English Heritage Legacy ID: 61217
Location: Callington, Cornwall, PL17
Civil Parish: Callington
Traditional County: Cornwall
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cornwall
Church of England Parish: Callington
Church of England Diocese: Truro
SX 36 NE CALLINGTON
8/16 Wheal Langford
Engine house for Wheal Langford silver and copper mine with chimney to south west.
Circa early to mid C19. Rubblestone with brick round arches. Gable ends to west.
Roof removed. West front of 3 storeys with wide entrance on ground floor with double
timber doors and corrugated iron tympanum below round brick arch. Brick arches to
first and second floor openings. South facade with corrugated lean-to garage added.
Round arched opening above. Stone tapering stack continued in brick with moulded
brick cornice. Earlier engine house to south much overgrown with foliage at time of
Under name Wheal Langford (alias Wheal David earlier Wheal St. Vincent) working was
renewed for the third time in 1848. Operations continued until 1856 when machinery
consisting of a 64" pumping engine, a 12½)" rotary and 2 horse-whims were offered for
sale in the Mining Journal. As New Langford, further trials took place in 1884-6.
Listing NGR: SX3828169570
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