SERPENTINE FACTORY

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1141914

Date first listed: 20-May-1975

Statutory Address: SERPENTINE FACTORY, CARLEON COVE

Map

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Location

Statutory Address: SERPENTINE FACTORY, CARLEON COVE

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

District: Cornwall (Unitary Authority)

Parish: Grade-Ruan

National Grid Reference: SW 72707 15671

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History

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Details

GRADE-RUAN POLTESCO SW 71 NW 6/47 Serpentine Factory, Carleon Cove 20 5 75 GV II

Show room and storehouse for serpentine factory now empty. Datestone in gable LSOL over 1866. Snecked serpentine blocks with scantle slate roof and clay ridge tiles. Built into bedrock with ground rising to north. South elevation: 3 storeys, symmetrical, gable ended. Ground, first and second floor openings under wide segmental arches with small rusticated keystones. C20 vertical timber boarding in openings. Datestone below gable. North elevation: one storey, symmetrical, gable ended with wide brick segmental arched opening in centre. Ruins of other earlier factory buildings to the west with quay to the south where flat bottom barges were loaded with serpentine chimney pieces and other architectural details worked at the factory. Factory ceased to operate in the early 1890s.

Listing NGR: SW7270615672

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 64627

Legacy System: LBS

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