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United Mines, Engine House at Sw 746414 Sw

A Grade II Listed Building in Gwennap, Cornwall

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Latitude: 50.2313 / 50°13'52"N

Longitude: -5.158 / 5°9'28"W

OS Eastings: 174869

OS Northings: 41585

OS Grid: SW748415

Mapcode National: GBR Z7.CJ6B

Mapcode Global: FRA 082F.4B0

Entry Name: United Mines, Engine House at Sw 746414 Sw

Listing Date: 3 February 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1136440

English Heritage Legacy ID: 63201

Location: Gwennap, Cornwall, TR16

County: Cornwall

Civil Parish: Gwennap

Built-Up Area: United Downs industrial Park

Traditional County: Cornwall

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cornwall

Church of England Parish: Gwennap

Church of England Diocese: Truro

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Listing Text

SW 74 SW
4/103 United Mines, Engine House
- at SW 746414 SW
Roofless beam engine house. Circa mid-late C19. Killas and granite rubble with
granite ashlar facing to bob wall and dressed granite quoins, jambstones and bonding stones. Brick arches and brick upper stage to chimney. Rectangular single-cell plan with thicker bob wall to south and clasping round chimney to north west corner. 3 storeys over basement, but now roofless and floorless. All stone and brick walling survives to its original height (repaired and repointed in 1983). Bob wall, south, has round-headed granite arch over doorway. Other openings have round-headed brick arches. North gable end has central opening to each floor. One to ground floor is larger. Chimney has brick collar near top.
This classic engine house has been thoroughly repaired as an industrial monument.

Listing NGR: SW7486941584

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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