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Latitude: 50.1878 / 50°11'16"N
Longitude: -5.3075 / 5°18'26"W
OS Eastings: 164001
OS Northings: 37210
OS Grid: SW640372
Mapcode National: GBR FX85.X9P
Mapcode Global: VH12P.YJJW
Entry Name: Engine House at Sw639322, Trevoole Mine, West Wheal Grenville
Listing Date: 26 August 1987
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1142192
English Heritage Legacy ID: 65884
Location: Crowan, Cornwall, TR14
Civil Parish: Crowan
Traditional County: Cornwall
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cornwall
Church of England Parish: Crowan
Church of England Diocese: Truro
SW 63 NW CROWAN TREVOOLE
1/174 Engine house at SW639322,
- Trevoole Mine, West Wheal Grenville
Disused beam engine house. Circa mid-late C19. Granite rubble walls with dressed granite quoins, jambstones and granite ashlar bob wall. Round-headed brick arches over the openings and brick upper stage to the chimney.
Rectangular single-cell plan with thicker bob wall (north) and a round 2-stage
chimney clasping the south-west corner. Machinery, floors, roof and framed and
weatherboarded 2nd floor and gable over bob wall, removed. The original masonry
including the south gable end and chimney virtually intact. 3 storeys. Round-headed openings. Large ground floor opening to middle of bob wall (north). Central opening to each floor of the opposite (south) gable end wall. Opening to the 2nd floor middle of each side wall and midfloor window below and slightly to the rear of each. The left hand (east) wall also has a 1st floor opening. The tapered 2-stage chimney is rubble to ridge level with moulded brick collar, surmounted by a tall brick upper stage with a moulded collar cornice.
Last fitted with a 70" pumping engine.
Now a picturesque ivy-clad ruin but still an unusually complete engine house.
Sources: D.B. Barton.
Listing NGR: SW6400137209
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