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China Clay Works at Sx 046582

A Grade II Listed Building in Luxulyan, Cornwall

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.3918 / 50°23'30"N

Longitude: -4.7488 / 4°44'55"W

OS Eastings: 204712

OS Northings: 58274

OS Grid: SX047582

Mapcode National: GBR N1.SQ0M

Mapcode Global: FRA 08Y0.FR7

Entry Name: China Clay Works at Sx 046582

Listing Date: 28 August 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1144211

English Heritage Legacy ID: 70894

Location: Luxulyan, Cornwall, PL30

County: Cornwall

Civil Parish: Luxulyan

Traditional County: Cornwall

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cornwall

Church of England Parish: Luxulyan

Church of England Diocese: Truro

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Listing Text

LUXULYAN
SX 05 NW
6/142 China clay works at SX 046582
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II

China clay works, including chimney and remains of tanks. Late C19. Chimney in
white brick with metal banding on granite rubble base; tanks in rendered stone
rubble.
There are 7 tanks to the rear, of rectangular plan ; The clay slurry was carried via
pipes tunnelled through a hill and over a viaduct into the rear of the tanks. The
sediment was taken through sluice gates at the front of the tanks on to the pan,
which is a long platform in front of the tanks with heat ducts under the floor. The
furnace and chimney is at the left end of the pan. In front of the pan, there is a
railway track on a terrace, for carrying away the finished clay in the form of
briquettes.
The chimney is circular, with tapered shaft, on circular granite rubble base about 3
metres in diameter. The tanks are rectangular, about 20 metres by 10 metres, with
walls rendered inside and in granite rubble to front, each with opening to front.
The site is close to the railway for transporting the china clay, with the station at
Bridges, Luxulyan.


Listing NGR: SX0471258274

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