SW6739 : West Basset Mine - Pascoe's Shaft

taken 10 years ago, near to Four Lanes, Cornwall, Great Britain

West Basset Mine - Pascoe's Shaft
West Basset Mine - Pascoe's Shaft
These two engine both served the same shaft and are arranged at a right angle. The bigger house closest was the pumping engine house and the outdoor end of the beam hung over the edge of the shaft to operate the pumps. The smaller house contained the winding engine and was set back to allow a proper distance for the winding ropes to work onto the headframe.
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Photographer
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Date Taken
Friday, 26 September, 2008   (more nearby)
Submitted
Thursday, 13 December, 2012
Geographical Context
Historic sites and artefacts  Quarrying, Mining  Derelict, Disused 
Former (from Tags)
Tin Mine 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SW 6779 3933 [10m precision]
WGS84: 50:12.4990N 5:15.3463W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SW 6798 3931
View Direction
WEST (about 270 degrees)
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Winding Engine  Pumping Engine  Cornish Engine House  Chimney 

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