Engine House At Sw 480357

Date:
29 Sep 1999
Location:
Engine House At Sw 480357, Ludgvan, Penwith, Cornwall
Reference:
IOE01/00081/34
Type:
Photograph (Digital)
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Description

This information is taken from the statutory List as it was in 2001 and may not be up to date.

LUDGVAN SW 43 NE 4/174 Engine House at SW 480357 - II Beam engine house and associated buildings. Circa early C19. Granite rubble with granite dressings.

Plan: unusually narrow rectangular plan engine house with central doorway in the thicker (north) bob wall and round chimney at the rear. Thicker walls to about 2 thirds height possibly heightened later C19. Window openings high up in either side wall. Adjoining the right-hand side wall is a later C19 boiler house, and right of this a slightly later parallel workshop or dry. The additions are at a lower level and approached by a flight of granite steps outside the bob wall of the engine house.

C19 machinery and floors removed. C20 iron windlass in front.

Listing NGR: SW4800035700

Content

This is part of the Series: IOE\Clegg_Richard IOE Records for Clegg, Richard; within the Collection: IOE01 Images Of England

Rights

Copyright IoE 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

Keywords

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