WHEAL ROSE ENGINE HOUSE (AT SW717450)

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1146321

Date first listed: 31-Oct-1988

Statutory Address: WHEAL ROSE ENGINE HOUSE (AT SW717450)

Map

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Location

Statutory Address: WHEAL ROSE ENGINE HOUSE (AT SW717450)

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

District: Cornwall (Unitary Authority)

Parish: St. Agnes

National Grid Reference: SW7171445024

Summary

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History

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Details

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

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 63893

Legacy System: LBS

Sources

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

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