ST0034 : Brompton Regis: Burrow Farm Engine House

taken 12 years ago, near to Treborough, Somerset, Great Britain

Brompton Regis: Burrow Farm Engine House
Brompton Regis: Burrow Farm Engine House
The engine house was designed by Captain Henry Skewis, a Cornishman, to house a 25 rotary beam engine, which was installed in 1868. It was used for pumping water from the adjoining mine and also for winding purposes. However the ore proved elusive and the mine closed in 1869; a new shaft was sunk 400 yards to the east but this later endeavour ceased in 1883. This engine house is the last surviving of its type on the Brendon Hills and the structure was consolidated in 1990. It stands close to the West Somerset Mineral Railway formation, which today provides public access to this point
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ST0034, 14 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Thursday, 12 January, 2006   (more nearby)
Submitted
Thursday, 12 January, 2006
Category
Mine (disused)   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! ST 0084 3449 [10m precision]
WGS84: 51:6.0665N 3:25.0557W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! ST 008 344
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