Bickerton Copper MineDetails from [url]http://www.britishlistedbuildings.co.uk/en-56843-sandstone-chimney-to-former-copper-mine-b[/url] />Sandstone Chimney to Former Copper Mine, Bickerton Description: Sandstone Chimney to Former Copper MineGrade: IIDate Listed: 7 March 1977English Heritage Building ID: 56843OS Grid Reference: SJ5172154237OS Grid Coordinates: 351721, 354237Latitude/Longitude: 53.0832, -2.7222 Location: Coppermine Lane, Bickerton, Cheshire East SY14 8AYLocality: BickertonCounty: Cheshire EastCountry: EnglandPostcode: SY14 8AYListing Text SJ 55 SW BICKERTON SANDY LANE 4/4 Sandstone chimney to former Copper Mine 7.3.77 II Mine engine house chimney, early C19. Red hammer dressed sandstone. Neatly coursed masonry, square on plan. Built in two stages, the lower one vertical, terminating in a projecting weathered string course, and the upper section, tapering and finishing with a slightly projecting narrow band and heavy terminal cresting. The chimney is all that remains of the building which housed the pumping engine to drain the copper mine owned by the Egerton family of Oulton. The mine is said to have already been working in 1697 - Report by Edmund Spargo, "The Cheshire Copper Mines, Bickerton Hill, Cheshire". Spargo and Sons 1906. Listing NGR: SJ5172154237Source: English Heritage
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