Wheal Grey this site was mined for both Tin and China Clay. It was worked from 1838 – 1910 producing a total of 116 tons of Tin. The remains are quite extensive with a fine Pumping Engine House with separate stack.
The building used now as a house was recently renovated, it was previously used as a processing shed, I believe the remains of buddles still survive.
The Engine House was completed in 1898 to accommodate a 36″ Pumping Engine which was used to drain the China Clay Pit now hidden in the trees behind. It remained complete in the house until it was scrapped during 1935.
The Boiler House which contained two boilers is in a good state of preservation,the flues leading to the chimney can be seen in the undergrowth.
The Wheal Grey Engine House is in a good state of repair and looks very inviting. But it stands on private ground. Please do not enter unless permission can be gained.
Once again I must state this site is on Private Land and should only be entered with permission.