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List Entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

Name: PUMP ENGINE HOUSE ON SITE OF GAMBLER AND ST AUBYN MINE AT SW 717 423

List Entry Number: 1162418

Location

PUMP ENGINE HOUSE ON SITE OF GAMBLER AND ST AUBYN MINE AT SW 717 423

The building may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County: 
District: Cornwall
District Type: Unitary Authority
Parish: St. Day

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 16-Mar-1987

Date of most recent amendment: 12-Sep-1989


Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 66918


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List Entry Description

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Reasons for Designation

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History

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Details

ST DAY ST AUBYN SW 74 SW 6/352 Pump engine house on site of Gambler and St Aubyn Mine at SW 717 423 16.3.87 (formerly listed as Engine House at St.Aubyn) II Pump engine house to former tin mine, now derelict. Probably later C19. Granite and killas rubble with granite quoins, bob wall of large dressed granite blocks, window arches of brick, brick upper stage to chimney; now roofless. Rectangular plan on east-west axis, with bob wall to east, chimney attached at south-west corner. Three stages on a high plinth, with round-headed openings including driver's window in bob wall, large cylinder door in rear wall (the wall beneath it collapsed); 2 beam-holes between 2nd and 3rd windows in rear wall; some square-headed openings with timber lintels in both side walls. Tapered cylindrical chimney with cornice, slightly damaged at the bottom, and some bricks missing near top of upper stage. Much of the building heavily ivy-clad at time of survey (1988). Shaft immediately in front of bob wall protected by long rectangular enclosure and lightly covered with chicken wire at time of survey. An impressive and conspicuous landmark now isolated in rural surroundings.

Listing NGR: SW7174742286


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Map

National Grid Reference: SW 71747 42286


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