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Brass Shop, Bolt Shop and Boiler House

A Grade II Listed Building in Perranwell, Cornwall

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Latitude: 50.2043 / 50°12'15"N

Longitude: -5.1173 / 5°7'2"W

OS Eastings: 177650

OS Northings: 38456

OS Grid: SW776384

Mapcode National: GBR ZB.28XT

Mapcode Global: FRA 085H.27D

Entry Name: Brass Shop, Bolt Shop and Boiler House

Listing Date: 30 May 1967

Last Amended: 12 March 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1141605

English Heritage Legacy ID: 63533

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


3/255 Brass Shop, Bolt Shop and Boiler
30.5.67 House, (formerly part of group
listed as Perran Foundry )


Brass shop, bolt shop and boiler house, now used as stores. Circa early C19. Lime-
washed rubble with granite sills, quoins and timber lintels. Mostly clay pantile
roofs with gable ends.
Irregular U-shaped plan of Brass Shop and Bolt Shop in wing projecting east on south
side and boiler house projecting at north, adjoining Green Sand Shop qv at west and
Smiths shop at north. Former waterwheel serving Smiths shop was in north west
Single storey. North wall of Bolt Shop and Brass Shop retain 3 original 30-paned
cast iron windows with spikes behind glass.
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).
Notable for the pantile roofs and the cast iron windows of which very few survive in

Listing NGR: SW7765038456

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