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Buddle Floor of Dressing Plant to West Basset Stamps on North Wheal Basset Sett, at Sw 687 401

A Grade II Listed Building in Carn Brea, Cornwall

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.2165 / 50°12'59"N

Longitude: -5.2421 / 5°14'31"W

OS Eastings: 168802

OS Northings: 40192

OS Grid: SW688401

Mapcode National: GBR Z3.FD2P

Mapcode Global: VH12K.3T1F

Entry Name: Buddle Floor of Dressing Plant to West Basset Stamps on North Wheal Basset Sett, at Sw 687 401

Listing Date: 12 September 1989

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1160461

English Heritage Legacy ID: 66686

Location: Carn Brea, Cornwall, TR16

County: Cornwall

Civil Parish: Carn Brea

Traditional County: Cornwall

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cornwall

Church of England Parish: Redruth

Church of England Diocese: Truro

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Listing Text

CARN BREA CARNKIE
SW 64 SE
5/138 Buddle floor of dressing plant
to West Basset Stamps on North
Wheal Basset sett,
at SW 687 401

GV II
Buddle floor at tin ore dressing plant of former West Basset Mine; now derelict.
1874-5. Concrete floor channels and buddles, uncoursed rubble boundary walls.
Large rectangular floor enclosed by Vanner house on north-west side and
dilapidated rubble walls on the other sides; the floor has remains of 16 buddles -
shallow circular pits in which crushed tinstone mixed with water was deposited
and separated: 2 pairs of large convex buddles near the Vanner wall, each
approx. 6 metres in diameter and 0.5 metres deep, with a raised conical centre
on which the slurry was deposited; 2 rows of 5 approx. 4.5 metres in diameter
and 0.4 metres deep, mostly concave buddles in which the slurry was deposited
round the perimeter (both types formerly furnished with rotating sweeps); and 2
small dumb buddles close to the Vanner wall. History: constructed when West
Basset Mine took over northern half of former North Basset Mine. Principal
element of site which is probably now unique in Cornwall, Reference: Palmer and
Neaverson op.cit., pp.59-68.


Listing NGR: SW6870040100

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