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Parkandillick Engine House

A Grade II* Listed Building in St Dennis, Cornwall

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.3755 / 50°22'31"N

Longitude: -4.8872 / 4°53'14"W

OS Eastings: 194802

OS Northings: 56827

OS Grid: SW948568

Mapcode National: GBR ZQ.YHHP

Mapcode Global: FRA 08N1.MTY

Entry Name: Parkandillick Engine House

Listing Date: 12 May 1988

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1138336

English Heritage Legacy ID: 71287

Location: St. Dennis, Cornwall, PL26

County: Cornwall

Civil Parish: St. Dennis

Built-Up Area: St Dennis

Traditional County: Cornwall

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cornwall

Church of England Parish: St Dennis

Church of England Diocese: Truro

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Listing Text

ST DENNIS PARKANDILLICK CHINA CLAY WORKS
SW 95 NW
12/339 Parkandillick Engine House

II*

Engine house with attached boiler house and detached chimney. C19. Granite
rubble with brick dressings. Slate roof with ridge tiles and gable ends.
Plan: Rectangular plan engine house, with the front gable end to south east and the bob wall at the rear gable end. The boiler house is attached at the right side, to north east, and the chimney is about 10 metres away to south east. The engine house has a 50 inch bore pumping engine and retains all machinery:
Exterior: 3-storey engine house, with a symmetrical front gable end; ground floor
has wide round-arched doorway with brick arch, half-glazed door with sidelights and overlight. First and second floors have C19 12-pane sash with round brick arch. The boiler house is attached to right, and projects to front right, single storey with a 6-pane window at rear at the inner side and blind gable end. The chimney is to front right, detached; of circular plan, tapered, in rubble, with brick cornice. At the right side the boiler house has 9-pane window and plank door, with 6-pane light to rear. The right side of the engine house has round-arched 12-pane sash at first floor level. At the left side, engine house is blind, with small single storey shed attached, with door and blocked window opening to front. At the rear, at ground floor there is a half-glazed door with fanlight and round brick arch. The upper bob opening is weatherboarded, with a platform to each side of the beam.
Interior: The engine house retains complete machinery with a 50 inch beam engine. From ground floor to first floor there is a straight stair at the right-hand side, with scrolled string.


Listing NGR: SW9479456830

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