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Smiths Shop

A Grade II Listed Building in Perranwell, Cornwall

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Latitude: 50.2045 / 50°12'16"N

Longitude: -5.1177 / 5°7'3"W

OS Eastings: 177624

OS Northings: 38481

OS Grid: SW776384

Mapcode National: GBR ZB.28TG

Mapcode Global: FRA 085H.22X

Entry Name: Smiths Shop

Listing Date: 30 May 1967

Last Amended: 12 March 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1141604

English Heritage Legacy ID: 63532

Location: Mylor, Cornwall, TR3

County: Cornwall

Civil Parish: Mylor

Built-Up Area: Perranwell

Traditional County: Cornwall

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cornwall

Church of England Parish: Mylor

Church of England Diocese: Truro

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Listing Text


3/254 Smiths shop,( formerly part of group
30.5.67 listed as Perran Foundry)


Smiths shop, ruin. Circa early C19. Shale rubble walling with granite quoins,
jambstones and lintels.
Plan was originally of a large rectangular building adjoining Loam shop and Moulding
Shop, at west (since removed and Green Sand Shop, qv.), to south. Outer walling only
still standing with complete section along north side. Originally containing a water
powered hammer mill and further water wheel beside south wall. (Much evidence of
former use can still be seen in surviving walling).
2 storeys. North wall has 2 original doorways and original vertical glazed window
over right-hand doorway. On the inside of the wall are stone piers at each bay.
Part of the Perran Iron Foundry, founded in 1791, and in its heyday the most
important foundry in Cornwall, manufacturing some of the largest beam engines ever
Plan of Perran Foundry, circa 1860 (CRO).

Listing NGR: SW7762438481

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

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