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Latitude: 50.3178 / 50°19'4"N
Longitude: -5.2071 / 5°12'25"W
OS Eastings: 171789
OS Northings: 51349
OS Grid: SW717513
Mapcode National: GBR Z4.K398
Mapcode Global: VH125.P8LQ
Entry Name: Turnavore Engine House (At Sw71785134)
Listing Date: 31 October 1988
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1141491
English Heritage Legacy ID: 63857
Location: St. Agnes, Cornwall, TR5
Civil Parish: St. Agnes
Traditional County: Cornwall
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cornwall
Church of England Parish: St Agnes
Church of England Diocese: Truro
ST AGNES TURNAVORE MINE
SW 75 SW
4/229 Turnavore Engine House
- (at SW71785134)
Pumping beam engine house. Circa late C19. Killas rubble with granite and
brick dressings. Brick to upper part of chimney. Corrugated asbestos roof
with gable ends.
Plan: Rectangular plan engine house with round chimney clasping the rear
Exterior: 3 storeys. Unaltered elevations except that some openings have
been blocked. Round-arched front and rear doorways; pointed-arched
principal window openings. Front (bob) wall has central doorway. Weather-
boarding to second floor and gable. Rear wall has wide central cylinder
doorway (within later lean-to) and large central window to each floor
above. Right-hand (nearside) wall has doorway on the left blocked openings
to first floor and large window to second floor. Left-hand (offside) wall
has large window on the right and another large window to middle of
first floor. The large windows have old 6-pane casements and the tympana
of their pointed arches are weather-boarded.
Interior not inspected.
This engine house was last reworked in 1941 and is one of the few engine
houses still roofed in the county.
Source: Sharpe, Adam and Smith, John. Engine Houses in St Agnes Parish. (Cornwall Archaeological Unit survey for Carrick District Council.
Listing NGR: SW7178951349
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