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List Entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.


List entry Number: 1141461



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


District: Cornwall

District Type: Unitary Authority

Parish: St. Agnes

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 30-May-1967

Date of most recent amendment: 31-Oct-1988

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 63887

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ST AGNES WHEAL FRIENDLY SW 75 SW 4/259 Wheal Friendly Engine House at 30.5.67 SW72015115 (formerly listed as Engine House, Wheal Friendly Mine) GV II

Pumping beam engine house part of Wheal Kitty Mines, disused. Circa mid-late C19.Killas and granite rubble with granite dressings. Brick arches over principal openings, wooden lintels over the other openings. Brick to upper stage of chimney. Plan: Rectangular plan-with round chimney clasping the rear left-hand corner. No surviving wooden floors or roof structure. Cataract pit. An engine used at Wheal Kitty Mine survives in the Science Museum. Exterior: 3 storeys. Unaltered and virtually complete elevation. Front (bob) wall has central round-headed doorway. Rear gable wall has large round headed cylinder doorway end round-headed window opening to each floor above. Right-hand (nearside) wall has 4 round-headed openings and 2 small openings. Left-hand (offside) wall has doorway on the right and small opening to each of the upper floors. Interior: No surviving machinery (see plan). Source: Sharpe, Adam and Smith, John. Engine Houses in St Agnes Parish. (Cornwall Archaeological Unit survey for Carrick District Council.

Listing NGR: SW7201151156

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

National Grid Reference: SW 72011 51156


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