The Engine Inn

20 Sep 1999
The Engine Inn, Towednack, Penwith, Cornwall, TR20 8NF
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This information is taken from the statutory List as it was in 2001 and may not be up to date.

TOWEDNACK CRIPPLESEASE SW 53 NW 5/219 The Engine Inn - GV II Public house. C18, remodelled in the C19. Granite rubble with granite dressings.

Mostly slurried scantle slate roofs, asbestos slate over lower-level left hand part.

Dressed granite stacks over the gable ends.

Plan: Long rectangular range plus rear wing at right angles left of middle and rear lean-tos. Originally a 2 room plan house with lobby and stair between the large kitchen left and parlour right. In circa late C18 a 1 room plan cottage was added at either end and a service wing was added behind the kitchen.

Exterior: 2 storeys. Overall 5 window south-east front. Original house in the middle with nearly symmetrical 3 window front and 1 window front former cottages, left and right. Front of original house remodelled and heightened in the C19. 2 granite porches, one in front of main doorway at the middle with C19 4-panel door within and the other towards left with old ledged door. Circa late C19 horned sashes.

Interior: not inspected.

Listing NGR: SW5001336845


This is part of the Series: IOE01/0423 IOE Records taken by Richard Clegg; within the Collection: IOE01 Images Of England


© Mr Richard Clegg. Source: Historic England Archive

This photograph was taken for the Images of England project

People & Organisations

Photographer: Clegg, Richard

Rights Holder: Clegg, Richard


Asbestos, Granite, Rubble, Slate, Stuart Public House, Georgian Commercial, Licensed Premises, Eating And Drinking Establishment, Recreational, Service Wing, Domestic, House, Monument (By Form), Dwelling