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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: 1141606



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: 63534

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3/256 Old Pattern Shop, formerly part of 30.5.67 group listed as Perran Foundry


Pattern shop, now derelict. Circa late C18/early C19. Lime-washed shale rubble walls and some brick with slate sills and timber lintels. Grouted scantle slate roof with gable ends (some roofing fallen). Plan of long rectangular range, undivided originally. There was in the C19 a lean-to straw rope shed along north side. 2 storeys. South side has slightly irregularly disposed range of openings, with 9 openings to each floor. First floor loading doorway with pair of ledged doors is approached by earth ramp. Windows with vertical glazing bars mostly survive but there are many broken panes. North side has similar range of openings and windows. Interior not inspected but said to be unaltered since the C19. 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). Much original fabric and features surviving but derelict at the time of the survey (1985).

Listing NGR: SW7766638501

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National Grid Reference: SW 77666 38501


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