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Winding Engine House on Site of Grenville United Mine

A Grade II Listed Building in Troon, Cornwall

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.1998 / 50°11'59"N

Longitude: -5.2803 / 5°16'49"W

OS Eastings: 165997

OS Northings: 38463

OS Grid: SW659384

Mapcode National: GBR Z0.TG0S

Mapcode Global: VH12Q.F7CN

Entry Name: Winding Engine House on Site of Grenville United Mine

Listing Date: 12 September 1989

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1159822

English Heritage Legacy ID: 66615

Location: Camborne, Cornwall, TR14

County: Cornwall

Civil Parish: Camborne

Built-Up Area: Troon

Traditional County: Cornwall

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cornwall

Church of England Parish: Treslothan

Church of England Diocese: Truro

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Listing Text

CAMBORNE NEWTON ROAD
SW 63 NE
(west side)
8/69
Troon
Winding engine house on site of
Grenville United Mine
GV
II

Winding engine house (or "whim") to former tin mine, now derelict.
Probably late C19. Slobbered killas rubble with granite quoins, bob wall of
granite blocks, window arches and upper stage of chimney of polychrome
brick. Rectangular plan on east-west axis, with bob wall to east,
foundations of former winding drum in front of this, and circular chimney
attached at south-west corner. Smaller building than the associated pump
engine house, with round-headed openings including driver's window in bob
wall (wall beneath this collapsed) and small cylinder door in rear wall.
Vertical tie-plateat west corner of north side. Intact tapered cylindrical 2-
stage chimney with a cornice. Foundations of winding drum partly
dilapidated. Functional partner to pump engine house approx. 50 metres to
the north-east (q.v.), forming an interesting group on a conspicuous site
close to the road. One of a series of mines exploiting the Great Flat Lode.


Listing NGR: SW6599738463

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