Carmears Wheel Pit, Luxulyan Valley, Luxulyan
The wheel pit was part of the Ponts Mill china complex. The power generated by this waterwheel was initially was used to pull the mineral laden mine carts from the nearby Fowey Consols mine up the Carmears Incline. In later years the wheel was used to power a china stone grinding mill, the remains of which can be seen on either side of the pit. The whole area is a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
|Alternative names||Wheelpit Mill|
|Mill function||China stone mill|
|Country||England, United Kingdom|
|NGR||SX 06564 56684|
- Historic England National Heritage List for England
- Ordnance Survey 25-inch map, Cornwall XLII.14 (1907)
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