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United Hills Engine House (At Sw 700472)

A Grade II Listed Building in St. Agnes, Cornwall

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.28 / 50°16'47"N

Longitude: -5.2298 / 5°13'47"W

OS Eastings: 169987

OS Northings: 47215

OS Grid: SW699472

Mapcode National: GBR Z3.9H97

Mapcode Global: VH12C.97K6

Entry Name: United Hills Engine House (At Sw 700472)

Listing Date: 31 October 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1138049

English Heritage Legacy ID: 63863

Location: St. Agnes, Cornwall, TR4

County: Cornwall

Civil Parish: St. Agnes

Traditional County: Cornwall

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cornwall

Church of England Parish: Mount Hawke with Mithian

Church of England Diocese: Truro

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Listing Text

ST AGNES TYWARNHAILE MINE
SW 74 NW
7/235 United Hills Engine House
- (at SW 700472)
GV II

Pumping beam engine house, disused. Circa mid-late C19. Granite ashlar front,
otherwise rubble with granite dressings. Timber lintels over most of the openings.
Brick to upper stage of chimney.
Plan: Rectangular plan engine house with round chimney clasping the rear right-hand
corner. No surviving machinery, wooden floors or roof structure.
Exterior: 3 storeys. Unaltered elevations except for blocked doorway in offside
wall. Front bob wall has tall central round-headed doorway. Rear gable end wall
(partly fallen) has central round-headed cylinder doorway and a window opening above.
Right-hand (nearside) wall has 5 irregularly disposed openings including a doorway on
the left. Upper left of wall partly fallen. Left-hand (offside) wall has doorway on
the right and small opening high up on the left.
Interior: Not inspected.
Source: Sharpe, Adam and Smith, John. Engine Houses in St Agnes Parish. (Cornwall
Archaeological Unit survey for Carrick District Council.


Listing NGR: SW7000047200

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