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ENGINE HOUSE AT SW639322, TREVOOLE MINE, WEST WHEAL GRENVILLE

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: ENGINE HOUSE AT SW639322, TREVOOLE MINE, WEST WHEAL GRENVILLE

List entry Number: 1142192

Location

ENGINE HOUSE AT SW639322, TREVOOLE MINE, WEST WHEAL GRENVILLE

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

County:

District: Cornwall

District Type: Unitary Authority

Parish: Crowan

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 26-Aug-1987

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 65884

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History

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Details

SW 63 NW CROWAN TREVOOLE

1/174 Engine house at SW639322, - Trevoole Mine, West Wheal Grenville

GV II

Disused beam engine house. Circa mid-late C19. Granite rubble walls with dressed granite quoins, jambstones and granite ashlar bob wall. Round-headed brick arches over the openings and brick upper stage to the chimney. Rectangular single-cell plan with thicker bob wall (north) and a round 2-stage chimney clasping the south-west corner. Machinery, floors, roof and framed and weatherboarded 2nd floor and gable over bob wall, removed. The original masonry including the south gable end and chimney virtually intact. 3 storeys. Round-headed openings. Large ground floor opening to middle of bob wall (north). Central opening to each floor of the opposite (south) gable end wall. Opening to the 2nd floor middle of each side wall and midfloor window below and slightly to the rear of each. The left hand (east) wall also has a 1st floor opening. The tapered 2-stage chimney is rubble to ridge level with moulded brick collar, surmounted by a tall brick upper stage with a moulded collar cornice. Last fitted with a 70" pumping engine. Now a picturesque ivy-clad ruin but still an unusually complete engine house. Sources: D.B. Barton.

Listing NGR: SW6400137209

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National Grid Reference: SW 64001 37209

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