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Cornwall (Unitary Authority)
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SW 79070 50822


PERRANZABULOE SW 75 SE 5/33 Batters Engine House - GV II

Pumping beam engine house for former lead mine, part of West Chiverton Mine. Circa 1868-9. Killas rubble and granite dressings. Brick arches with granite keyblocks over the openings, brick to upper part of chimney. Plan: Rectangular plan engine house with round chimney engaging middle of rear wall and cataract pit at the front. No surviving wooden floors or roof structure. Originally fitted with an 80" engine built by Harveys of Hayle later fitted to another mine. Exterior: 3 storeys. Unaltered elevations with round arches over the openings. Front (bob) wall has central doorway. Rear gable end wall has central round stack (an unusual feature). Right-hand (nearside) wall has large central cylinder doorway (usually sited to the middle of the rear wall) flanked by 2 smaller. doorways, 2- first-floor window openings and 1 central second floor window openings. Left-hand (nearside) wall has 2 small basement openings, a doorway on the right and is identical to opposite wall above this level. Interior: See plan. Source: Historical notes provided by A. Barrett, Wheal Leisure, Perranporth.

Listing NGR: SW7907050822


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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: 16 Apr 2003
Reference: IOE01/08910/21
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