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Latitude: 51.1013 / 51°6'4"N
Longitude: -3.4173 / 3°25'2"W
OS Eastings: 300864
OS Northings: 134515
OS Grid: ST008345
Mapcode National: GBR LM.BS38
Mapcode Global: VH6H0.QL92
Entry Name: Burrow Farm Engine House and Remains of Drying Shed About 10 Metres to West
Listing Date: 11 June 1975
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1345418
English Heritage Legacy ID: 265597
Location: Brompton Regis, Somerset West and Taunton, Somerset, TA23
District: West Somerset
Civil Parish: Brompton Regis
Traditional County: Somerset
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset
ST03SW BROMPTON REGIS CP
5/11 Burrow Farm Engine house and
remains of drying shed about 10 m
Remains of mine engine house and shed. 1880, erected by Henry Skewis, mines captain. Flat bedded local stone, brick cap
to chimney. Plan: rectangular engine house for rotary beam engine, with chimney in north-east corner and detached shed
for drying miners' clothing. Two storeys, ruin and roofless, east front 3 square headed openings of differing sizes
under wooden lintels, circular chimney right with remains of moulded cap and large fissure. Interior empty. To west
random rubble walls of former drying shed. The steam driven rotary beam engine with a 25" cylinder operated a pump and
2 winding drums for Burrow Farm iron ore mine, operational between 1880 and 1883. This is the best surviving engine
house on the Brendon hills, (Greenfield, Exmoor Review, 1981).
Listing NGR: ST0086434515
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