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Latitude: 50.2152 / 50°12'54"N
Longitude: -5.2369 / 5°14'12"W
OS Eastings: 169171
OS Northings: 40033
OS Grid: SW691400
Mapcode National: GBR Z3.FFG3
Mapcode Global: VH12K.5VTF
Entry Name: Basset Count House
Listing Date: 12 September 1989
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1142615
English Heritage Legacy ID: 66674
Location: Carn Brea, Cornwall, TR16
Civil Parish: Carn Brea
Traditional County: Cornwall
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cornwall
Church of England Parish: Redruth
Church of England Diocese: Truro
CARN BREA CARNKIE
SW 64 SE
5/126 Basset Count House
Count house to former Wheal Basset copper and tin mine. Later C19; altered and
extended. Uncoursed granite rubble with quoins, slurried slate roof. Rectangular
plan (except for recent additions on 3 sides). Three storeys except present
entrance front on south side where rising slope makes ground level at 1st floor,
and the wall is mostly covered by a modern 2-storey porch etc., leaving one 12-
pane sashed window on each floor at the right-hand end; the west end is
similarly covered at ground and 1st floor levels, but there are two 12-pane
sashes at 2nd floor, that on the right round-headed. On the north side the wall
has a vertical joint with quoins to the left half, a doorway and window to the
left of this, a ventilator and a tall round-headed window above, and to the right
a segmental-headed 12-pane sash on each upper floor. Additions to the east end.
Half-hipped roof, chimney at east end wall. Interior altered.
Listing NGR: SW6917140033
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