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Batters Engine House

A Grade II Listed Building in Perranzabuloe, Cornwall

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Latitude: 50.3159 / 50°18'57"N

Longitude: -5.1046 / 5°6'16"W

OS Eastings: 179070

OS Northings: 50822

OS Grid: SW790508

Mapcode National: GBR ZC.568V

Mapcode Global: FRA 0866.F4D

Entry Name: Batters Engine House

Listing Date: 31 October 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1141578

English Heritage Legacy ID: 63675

Location: Perranzabuloe, Cornwall, TR4

County: Cornwall

Civil Parish: Perranzabuloe

Traditional County: Cornwall

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cornwall

Church of England Parish: Perranzabuloe

Church of England Diocese: Truro

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Listing Text

SW 75 SE
5/33 Batters Engine House

Pumping beam engine house for former lead mine, part of West Chiverton Mine. Circa
1868-9. Killas rubble and granite dressings. Brick arches with granite keyblocks
over the openings, brick to upper part of chimney.
Plan: Rectangular plan engine house with round chimney engaging middle of rear wall
and cataract pit at the front. No surviving wooden floors or roof structure.
Originally fitted with an 80" engine built by Harveys of Hayle later fitted to
another mine.
Exterior: 3 storeys. Unaltered elevations with round arches over the openings.
Front (bob) wall has central doorway. Rear gable end wall has central round stack
(an unusual feature). Right-hand (nearside) wall has large central cylinder doorway
(usually sited to the middle of the rear wall) flanked by 2 smaller. doorways, 2-
first-floor window openings and 1 central second floor window openings.
Left-hand (nearside) wall has 2 small basement openings, a doorway on the right and
is identical to opposite wall above this level.
Interior: See plan.
Source: Historical notes provided by A. Barrett, Wheal Leisure, Perranporth.

Listing NGR: SW7907050822

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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