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Towanroath Engine House at Sw699500

A Grade II Listed Building in St. Agnes, Cornwall

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Coordinates

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

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1141501

English Heritage Legacy ID: 63881

Location: St. Agnes, Cornwall, TR5

County: Cornwall

Civil Parish: St. Agnes

Traditional County: Cornwall

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cornwall

Church of England Parish: St Agnes

Church of England Diocese: Truro

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Listing Text

ST AGNES WHEAL COATES
SW 75 SW
4/253 Towanroath Engine House at
- SW699500
GV II

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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