LOWER ENGINE HOUSE (AT SW698472)

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1138036

Date first listed: 31-Oct-1988

Statutory Address: LOWER ENGINE HOUSE (AT SW698472)

Map

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Location

Statutory Address: LOWER ENGINE HOUSE (AT SW698472)

The building or site itself may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

District: Cornwall (Unitary Authority)

Parish: St. Agnes

National Grid Reference: SW6978247271

Summary

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History

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Details

ST AGNES TYWARNHAILE MINE SW 74 NW 7/232 Lower Engine House (at SW698472) - GV II

Ruins of pumping beam engine house, disused. Circa early C19. Killas rubble walls, timber lintels over the openings. Plan: Rectangular plan engine house of a possibly unique design. This was the last engine house to be fitted with a wooden bob (the beam of the beam engine). No surviving machinery. Exterior: 3 storeys. Unaltered elevations. Front (bob) gable wall has central doorway and tall wide opening to the partly fallen gable. Rear gabled end is blind. Right-hand (nearside) wall has doorway on the left and a central first floor opening. Left-hand (offside) gable end wall has doorway on the right and central first floor opening. The upper floor walls are stepped in from the floors below. Interior has remains of original plaster. Sources: Source: Sharpe, Adam and Smith, John. Engine Houses in St Agnes Parish. (Cornwall Archaeological Unit survey for Carrick District Council.

Listing NGR: SW6978247271

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 63860

Legacy System: LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Sharpe, A, Smith, J, Engine Houses in St Agnes Parish

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