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Latitude: 50.305 / 50°18'18"N
Longitude: -5.2331 / 5°13'59"W
OS Eastings: 169875
OS Northings: 50007
OS Grid: SW698500
Mapcode National: GBR Z3.7VVF
Mapcode Global: VH125.7LTJ
Entry Name: Towanroath Engine House at Sw699500
Listing Date: 31 October 1988
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1141501
English Heritage Legacy ID: 63881
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 WHEAL COATES
SW 75 SW
4/253 Towanroath Engine House at
Pumping beam engine house and associated structure, disused. Circa late C19, partly
rebuilt in the C20 by the National Trust, Killas rubble. Brick arches over the
principal openings. Brick to upper part of chimneys.
Plan: Rectangular plan engine house with round chimney clasping the rear left-hand
corner and the foundation walls of a former horizontal engine adjoining at the rear.
No surviving wooden floor, roof structure or machinery.
Exterior: 3 storeys over basement. Round-head openings with brick voussors. Front
(bob) wall has tall integral doorway rear gable wall has central openings to each
floor. Right-hand (nearside) wall has small basement opening, on the left, and 2
ground floor window openings. Left-hand (offside) wall is blind.
Source: Sharpe, Adam and Smith, John. Engine Houses in St Agnes Parish. (Cornwall
Archaeological Unit survey for Carrick District Council.
Listing NGR: SW6987550007
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