TOWANROATH ENGINE HOUSE AT SW699500

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1141501
Date first listed:
31-Oct-1988
Statutory Address:
TOWANROATH ENGINE HOUSE AT SW699500

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Location

Statutory Address:
TOWANROATH ENGINE HOUSE AT SW699500

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:
SW6987550007

Details

ST AGNES WHEAL COATES SW 75 SW 4/253 Towanroath Engine House at - SW699500 GV II

Pumping beam engine house and associated structure, disused. Circa late C19, partly rebuilt in the C20 by the National Trust, Killas rubble. Brick arches over the principal openings. Brick to upper part of chimneys. Plan: Rectangular plan engine house with round chimney clasping the rear left-hand corner and the foundation walls of a former horizontal engine adjoining at the rear. No surviving wooden floor, roof structure or machinery. Exterior: 3 storeys over basement. Round-head openings with brick voussors. Front (bob) wall has tall integral doorway rear gable wall has central openings to each floor. Right-hand (nearside) wall has small basement opening, on the left, and 2 ground floor window openings. Left-hand (offside) wall is blind. Source: Sharpe, Adam and Smith, John. Engine Houses in St Agnes Parish. (Cornwall Archaeological Unit survey for Carrick District Council.

Listing NGR: SW6987550007

Legacy

The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System number:
63881
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

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

Legal

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

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Date: 09 Jul 2002
Reference: IOE01/07947/05
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Donald McCulloch. Source Historic England Archive
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