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ENGINE HOUSE AT PRINCESS OF WALES QUARRY

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 PRINCESS OF WALES QUARRY

List entry Number: 1143433

Location

ENGINE HOUSE AT PRINCESS OF WALES QUARRY

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

County:

District: Cornwall

District Type: Unitary Authority

Parish: Tintagel

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 10-Dec-1980

Date of most recent amendment: 20-Jul-1987

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 68828

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List entry Description

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History

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Details

TINTAGEL SW 08 NE 4/166 Engine House at Princess of Wales Quarry (formerly listed as Prince of 10.12.80 Wales Engine House, Trewamett) GV II Engine house. Completed in 1872, restored in 1976. Slate stone rubble with brick dressings and top stage of chimney stack constructed of brick. Slate roof with gable ends renewed in 1976. Rectangular plan with chimney attached on lower front left hand (south west) corner. Lower north elevation with chimney stack on front left, the brick top stage with a brick corbelled band and cornice. Tall narrow opening in gable end with round headed brick arch. Left hand side wall part rebuilt with openings at 2 levels. Right hand side wall with large stone rubble plinth and timber lintels to openings. Tall round headed brick arched opening in gable end of higher south elevation, part rebuilt. Engine house of unusual plan used for both pumping and winding. It was built to accommodate a 50" Harvey engine that until 1890 pumped a large pit below and hauled trucks from Bowthick quarry across the valley. Bowthick quarry closed down in circa 1913 and the engine house stood derelict until restored in 1976. Source: Clive Carter Unpublished manuscript notes.

Listing NGR: SX0721386203

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National Grid Reference: SX0721386203

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