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Engine House at Sw639322, Trevoole Mine, West Wheal Grenville

A Grade II Listed Building in Crowan, Cornwall

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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

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1142192

English Heritage Legacy ID: 65884

Location: Crowan, Cornwall, TR14

County: Cornwall

Civil Parish: Crowan

Traditional County: Cornwall

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cornwall

Church of England Parish: Crowan

Church of England Diocese: Truro

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Listing Text


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

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

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