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Detached Chimney at Sw6232295, West Wheal Metal

A Grade II Listed Building in Breage, Cornwall

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Latitude: 50.118 / 50°7'4"N

Longitude: -5.3266 / 5°19'35"W

OS Eastings: 162291

OS Northings: 29509

OS Grid: SW622295

Mapcode National: GBR FX7C.LWJ

Mapcode Global: VH132.M9FD

Entry Name: Detached Chimney at Sw6232295, West Wheal Metal

Listing Date: 26 August 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1142251

English Heritage Legacy ID: 65728

Location: Breage, Cornwall, TR13

County: Cornwall

Civil Parish: Breage

Traditional County: Cornwall

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cornwall

Church of England Parish: Breage with Godolphin and Ashton

Church of England Diocese: Truro

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Listing Text


7/29 Detached chimney at SW6232295, West
Wheal Metal


Detached chimney serving beam engine house on lower ground. 1881. Killas rubble
with some granite rubble to lower stage, polychrome brick to upper stage.
Round-on-plan 2 stage tapered chimney with echinus mould to brick collar surmounted by tapered brick shaft with polychome banding and diaper work.
This chimney has possibly unique decoration to the brickwork of the chimney and the contemporary engine house survives to the north west (see separate item: Engine house at SW 623295 NW, West Sheal Metal qv).
Source of date: Kenneth Brown, council member of the Trevithick Society.

Listing NGR: SW6229129509

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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