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Warehouse

A Grade II* Listed Building in Perranwell, Cornwall

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.2044 / 50°12'15"N

Longitude: -5.1186 / 5°7'6"W

OS Eastings: 177560

OS Northings: 38479

OS Grid: SW775384

Mapcode National: GBR ZB.28LW

Mapcode Global: FRA 085H.1QN

Entry Name: Warehouse

Listing Date: 30 May 1967

Last Amended: 12 March 1986

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1141642

English Heritage Legacy ID: 63527

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

The following buildings shall be upgraded to II*


SW 73 NE MYLOR PERRAN WHARF

3/249 Warehouse (formerly
listed as office at
30.5.67 Perran Foundry)

GV II


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SW 73 NE MYLOR PERRAN WHARF

3/249 Warehouse,(formerly listed as
30.5.67 Office at Perran Foundry )

GV II


Warehouse, serving iron foundry, now used as office. Circa mid C19. Painted shale
rubble walls, slate sills, shallow brick arches and mostly grouted scantle slate roof
with brick chimney over gable end, left, and over ridge of cross wall, left of
middle.
Long rectangular plan of offices, left (south), double depth 2-rooms wide with
entrance passage between narrow front rooms, and larger rectangular single cell
warehouse on right (north).
2 storeys. Regular 4-window east front of nearly symmetrical office front, left,
with central doorway and original 4-panel door with overlight; and original windows
with 3-light bay with hipped slate roof and original hornless sashes to first floor
left (presumably room used by foundry overseer) and otherwise 16-pane hornless
sashes. Warehouse front has wide doorway with ledged sliding door, right, and
original 20-pane 2-light casements. Rear also has complete original fenestration of
4 first floor sashes and 3 ground floor sashes to office and original casements to
warehouse which is mirror image of front. Rear used to be on river bank, now
diverted.
Interior partly inspected has original C19 carpentry and joinery.
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
constructed.
Plan of Perran Foundry circa 1860 (CRO).
This particular industrial building is notable for its completeness, including the
complete survival of its C19 fenestration; sashes for the office and casements for
the warehouse.


Listing NGR: SW7756038479

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