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Latitude: 50.3162 / 50°18'58"N
Longitude: -5.2038 / 5°12'13"W
OS Eastings: 172011
OS Northings: 51156
OS Grid: SW720511
Mapcode National: GBR Z4.K45G
Mapcode Global: VH125.R99Z
Entry Name: Wheal Friendly Engine House at Sw72015115
Listing Date: 30 May 1967
Last Amended: 31 October 1988
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1141461
English Heritage Legacy ID: 63887
Location: St. Agnes, Cornwall, TR5
Civil Parish: St. Agnes
Built-Up Area: St Agnes
Traditional County: Cornwall
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cornwall
Church of England Parish: St Agnes
Church of England Diocese: Truro
ST AGNES WHEAL FRIENDLY
SW 75 SW
4/259 Wheal Friendly Engine House at
30.5.67 SW72015115 (formerly listed as Engine
House, Wheal Friendly Mine)
Pumping beam engine house part of Wheal Kitty Mines, disused. Circa mid-late C19.Killas and granite rubble with granite dressings. Brick arches over principal
openings, wooden lintels over the other openings. Brick to upper stage of chimney.
Plan: Rectangular plan-with round chimney clasping the rear left-hand corner. No surviving wooden floors or roof structure. Cataract pit. An engine used at Wheal Kitty Mine survives in the Science Museum.
Exterior: 3 storeys. Unaltered and virtually complete elevation. Front (bob) wall has central round-headed doorway. Rear gable wall has large round headed cylinder doorway end round-headed window opening to each floor above. Right-hand (nearside) wall has 4 round-headed openings and 2 small openings. Left-hand (offside) wall has doorway on the right and small opening to each of the upper floors.
Interior: No surviving machinery (see plan).
Source: Sharpe, Adam and Smith, John. Engine Houses in St Agnes Parish. (Cornwall Archaeological Unit survey for Carrick District Council.
Listing NGR: SW7201151156
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