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Eldons Engine House (Ivey House) at Sw 748415 Sw

A Grade II Listed Building in Gwennap, Cornwall

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Latitude: 50.2299 / 50°13'47"N

Longitude: -5.1601 / 5°9'36"W

OS Eastings: 174715

OS Northings: 41436

OS Grid: SW747414

Mapcode National: GBR Z7.CPN0

Mapcode Global: FRA 082F.3J3

Entry Name: Eldons Engine House (Ivey House) at Sw 748415 Sw

Listing Date: 3 February 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1140937

English Heritage Legacy ID: 63202

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
4/104 Eldons Engine House
- (Ivey House) at SW 748415 SW
Beam engine house ruin. Circa early C19. Killas and granite rubble, and granite
jambstones, and coursed dressed granite to bob wall. Timber lintels. 1-brick arch(west) and brick upper stage to chimney.
Rectangular single-cell plan with round chimney clasping south west corner. Thickerbob wall to east. Originally 3 storeys and survives to top of first floor level except vestiges of second floor walling attached to chimney. West wall has round-headed brick-arched opening to ground floor and over. Bob wall (east) survives to original height of stone walling; originally framed and weather boarded to second floor and gable. Ground floor opening only. Tapered rubble chimney to height of projecting granite ovolo-moulded collar with brick stage of reduced width over. This beam engine house is an important early example which was repaired as a ruin in 1985.

Listing NGR: SW7471541435

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

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