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Latitude: 50.2085 / 50°12'30"N
Longitude: -5.2513 / 5°15'4"W
OS Eastings: 168110
OS Northings: 39337
OS Grid: SW681393
Mapcode National: GBR Z2.3X8W
Mapcode Global: VH12Q.X0QZ
Entry Name: Dry Approximately 50 Metres South-East of Pump Engine House to Mariott's Shaft on South Wheal Basset Sett
Listing Date: 12 September 1989
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1160710
English Heritage Legacy ID: 66711
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
This list entry was subject to a Minor Amendment on 15/01/2013
SW 63 NE
Dry approx. 50 metres south-east of pump engine house to
Marriott's shaft on South Wheal Basset sett
Miners' changing room or "dry" at former tin mine, now derelict. 1908, for
Basset Mines Ltd., altered and now very dilapidated. Uncoursed rubble with
granite quoins, brick arches to openings; now roofless. Large rectangular plan on
east-west axis, with short wing on south side. One storey; right-hand end of
front wall collapsed, and several of remaining front windows damaged; original
doorway not detectable. History: when built as new changing rooms during
general improvements to this mine, it was described as "second to none in the
county". Reference: Palmer & Neaverson op.cit.
Part of a very impressive group of remains of one of the best equipped mines in
Cornwall, closed in 1918; included for group value.
Listing NGR: SW6811039337
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