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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: 1141491



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: 31-Oct-1988

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 63857

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ST AGNES TURNAVORE MINE SW 75 SW 4/229 Turnavore Engine House - (at SW71785134) GV II

Pumping beam engine house. Circa late C19. Killas rubble with granite and brick dressings. Brick to upper part of chimney. Corrugated asbestos roof with gable ends. Plan: Rectangular plan engine house with round chimney clasping the rear left-hand corner. Exterior: 3 storeys. Unaltered elevations except that some openings have been blocked. Round-arched front and rear doorways; pointed-arched principal window openings. Front (bob) wall has central doorway. Weather- boarding to second floor and gable. Rear wall has wide central cylinder doorway (within later lean-to) and large central window to each floor above. Right-hand (nearside) wall has doorway on the left blocked openings to first floor and large window to second floor. Left-hand (offside) wall has large window on the right and another large window to middle of first floor. The large windows have old 6-pane casements and the tympana of their pointed arches are weather-boarded. Interior not inspected. This engine house was last reworked in 1941 and is one of the few engine houses still roofed in the county. Source: Sharpe, Adam and Smith, John. Engine Houses in St Agnes Parish. (Cornwall Archaeological Unit survey for Carrick District Council.

Listing NGR: SW7178951349

Selected Sources

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

National Grid Reference: SW 71789 51349


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