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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: 1141604



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


District: Cornwall

District Type: Unitary Authority

Parish: Mylor

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 30-May-1967

Date of most recent amendment: 12-Mar-1986

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 63532

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3/254 Smiths shop,( formerly part of group 30.5.67 listed as Perran Foundry)


Smiths shop, ruin. Circa early C19. Shale rubble walling with granite quoins, jambstones and lintels. Plan was originally of a large rectangular building adjoining Loam shop and Moulding Shop, at west (since removed and Green Sand Shop, qv.), to south. Outer walling only still standing with complete section along north side. Originally containing a water powered hammer mill and further water wheel beside south wall. (Much evidence of former use can still be seen in surviving walling). 2 storeys. North wall has 2 original doorways and original vertical glazed window over right-hand doorway. On the inside of the wall are stone piers at each bay. Part of the Perran Iron Foundry, founded in 1791, and in its heyday the most important foundry in Cornwall, manufacturing some of the largest beam engines ever constructed. Plan of Perran Foundry, circa 1860 (CRO).

Listing NGR: SW7762438481

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National Grid Reference: SW7762438481


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