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Bottom chamber of engine house, Michell's Whim, Cornwall

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Reference Number: BB98/13652
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Caption: The 'brick' structure us in fact the vertical cylinder of this tin mine's engine, lagged to conserve heat and then painted as Flemish bond brickwork. It was built in 1887 and ceased operation in 1921. The house and engine are now open to the public.
Photographer: P Williams Date Taken: June 1998
Collection: NMR
Archive Holder: English Heritage NMR
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