SW6950 : Wheal Coates

taken 7 years ago, near to St Agnes, Cornwall, Great Britain

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Wheal Coates
Wheal Coates
This is Towanroath shaft pumping engine house, constructed 1872, one of three at the Wheal Coates former tin mine. It was used to house an engine that pumped water from the adjacent 600 feet deep shaft. The chimney and some of the building has been restored by the National Trust to indicate what it would have looked like. It is impressively situated above the coastal cliffs and the adits that it served went under the sea. It is also impressively situated exactly on the grid line.
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Date Taken
Friday, 8 July, 2011   (more nearby)
Submitted
Wednesday, 24 August, 2011
Geographical Context
Quarrying, Mining 
Place (from Tags)
Wheal Coates  Towanroath 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SW 6987 5001 [10m precision]
WGS84: 50:18.3016N 5:13.9897W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SW 6986 4998
View Direction
North-northeast (about 22 degrees)
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Engine House  Tin Mine 

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