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Wheal Langford

A Grade II Listed Building in Callington, Cornwall

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Coordinates

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

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1329416

English Heritage Legacy ID: 61217

Location: Callington, Cornwall, PL17

County: Cornwall

Civil Parish: Callington

Traditional County: Cornwall

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cornwall

Church of England Parish: Callington

Church of England Diocese: Truro

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Listing Text

SX 36 NE CALLINGTON

8/16 Wheal Langford

II

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
inspection.
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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