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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
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1141605
English Heritage Legacy ID: 63533
Location: Mylor, Cornwall, TR3
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
SW 73 NE MYLOR PERRAN WHARF
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
This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.
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