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BRASS SHOP, BOLT SHOP AND BOILER HOUSE

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.

Name: BRASS SHOP, BOLT SHOP AND BOILER HOUSE

List entry Number: 1141605

Location

BRASS SHOP, BOLT SHOP AND BOILER HOUSE

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

County:

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: 63533

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Details

SW 73 NE MYLOR PERRAN WHARF

3/255 Brass Shop, Bolt Shop and Boiler 30.5.67 House, (formerly part of group listed as Perran Foundry )

GV II

Brass shop, bolt shop and boiler house, now used as stores. Circa early C19. Lime- washed rubble with granite sills, quoins and timber lintels. Mostly clay pantile roofs with gable ends. Irregular U-shaped plan of Brass Shop and Bolt Shop in wing projecting east on south side and boiler house projecting at north, adjoining Green Sand Shop qv at west and Smiths shop at north. Former waterwheel serving Smiths shop was in north west corner. Single storey. North wall of Bolt Shop and Brass Shop retain 3 original 30-paned cast iron windows with spikes behind glass. 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). Notable for the pantile roofs and the cast iron windows of which very few survive in Cornwall.

Listing NGR: SW7765038456

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National Grid Reference: SW 77650 38456

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