SW6741 : Taylor's Shaft pumping engine house

near to Pool, Cornwall, Great Britain

Taylor's Shaft pumping engine house
Taylor's Shaft pumping engine house
Seen through the ruins of the boiler house for the pumping engine on a wet and windy day in June. The weather boarded red structure is a modern addition housing a lift for disabled access at this National Trust property. The 90" cylinder non-rotative 'Cornish' beam engine was built in 1892 by Harvey & Co of Hayle and was installed in this new engine house by 1924. It ceased work in 1954 and had been purchased while still working by the Cornish Engines Preservation Society with a donation from Mr Greville Bath of Florida.
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2012
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Thursday, 7 June, 2012   (more nearby)
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Monday, 11 June, 2012
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Quarrying, Mining  Historic sites and artefacts 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SW 6741 4188 [10m precision]
WGS84: 50:13.8639N 5:15.7591W
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OSGB36: geotagged! SW 6742 4189
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South-southwest (about 202 degrees)
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