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Old Pattern Shop

A Grade II Listed Building in Perranwell, Cornwall

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Latitude: 50.2047 / 50°12'16"N

Longitude: -5.1171 / 5°7'1"W

OS Eastings: 177666

OS Northings: 38501

OS Grid: SW776385

Mapcode National: GBR ZB.2905

Mapcode Global: FRA 085H.29D

Entry Name: Old Pattern Shop

Listing Date: 30 May 1967

Last Amended: 12 March 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1141606

English Heritage Legacy ID: 63534

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


3/256 Old Pattern Shop, formerly part of
30.5.67 group listed as Perran Foundry


Pattern shop, now derelict. Circa late C18/early C19. Lime-washed shale rubble
walls and some brick with slate sills and timber lintels. Grouted scantle slate roof
with gable ends (some roofing fallen).
Plan of long rectangular range, undivided originally. There was in the C19 a lean-to
straw rope shed along north side.
2 storeys. South side has slightly irregularly disposed range of openings, with 9
openings to each floor. First floor loading doorway with pair of ledged doors is
approached by earth ramp. Windows with vertical glazing bars mostly survive but
there are many broken panes. North side has similar range of openings and windows.
Interior not inspected but said to be unaltered since the C19.
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).
Much original fabric and features surviving but derelict at the time of the survey

Listing NGR: SW7766638501

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

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