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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: 1146321



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


District: Cornwall

District Type: Unitary Authority

Parish: St. Agnes

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 31-Oct-1988

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 63893

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ST AGNES WHEAL ROSE SW 74 NW 7/265 Wheal Rose Engine House - (at SW717450) GV II

Beam engine house at Wheal Rose Mine, disused. Circa mid-late C19. Granite and killas rubble with granite dressings. Brick arches over the openings, brick to upper stage of chimneys, roofless. Plan: Rectangular plan with round chimney clasping the rear left-hand corner. No surviving wooden floors, roof structure, or machinery. Exterior: 2 storeys over basement. Virtually complete and unaltered elevations. Front (bob) wall has central round-headed doorway over basement opening. Rear gable end has wide cylinder doorway, spanned by timber lintel with relieving arch, with round-headed window over. Right-hand (nearside) wall has 2 ground floor openings and central first floor opening. Left-hand (offside) wall has small doorway on the right and first floor window opening towards the right. Chimney has stepped collar between the stages and similar collar at the top. Interior: see plan. Source: Sharpe, Adam and Smith, John. Engine Houses in St Agnes Parish. (Cornwall Archaeological Unit survey for Carrick District Council.

Listing NGR: SW7171445024

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Sharpe, A, Smith, J, Engine Houses in St Agnes Parish

National Grid Reference: SW7171445024


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