SW3634 : Levant man-engine house

taken 9 years ago, near to Trewellard, Cornwall, Great Britain

Levant man-engine house
Levant man-engine house
These are the remains of the house built 1855-56 for the engine that drove the man-engine at Levant, an early means of lowering or lifting miners who otherwise faced more than 1200 feet of ladders before and after each shift. A disastrous accident in 1919 killed 31 men.
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SW3634, 127 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Thursday, 28 February, 2008   (more nearby)
Submitted
Monday, 3 March, 2008
Category
Mine (disused)   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SW 368 343 [100m precision]
WGS84: 50:9.0122N 5:41.1431W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SW 368 343
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South-southwest (about 202 degrees)
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