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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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Coordinates

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

GWENNAP
SW 74 SW
4/104 Eldons Engine House
- (Ivey House) at SW 748415 SW
GV II
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

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