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Former Offices and Remains of Foundry of Harvey and Company

A Grade II* Listed Building in Hayle, Cornwall

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.1841 / 50°11'2"N

Longitude: -5.4218 / 5°25'18"W

OS Eastings: 155822

OS Northings: 37164

OS Grid: SW558371

Mapcode National: GBR DXZ6.C8T

Mapcode Global: VH12M.ZM2R

Entry Name: Former Offices and Remains of Foundry of Harvey and Company

Listing Date: 29 April 1983

Last Amended: 7 November 2000

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1143685

English Heritage Legacy ID: 70201

Location: Hayle, Cornwall, TR27

County: Cornwall

Civil Parish: Hayle

Built-Up Area: Hayle

Traditional County: Cornwall

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cornwall

Church of England Parish: St Erth

Church of England Diocese: Truro

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Listing Text

HAYLE

SW5537 FOUNDRY SQUARE
1534/10/100 HAYLE
29-APR-83 (West side)
24
Former offices and remains of foundry
of Harvey and Company

(Formerly listed as:
FOUNDRY SQUARE
HAYLE
24
No 24 (premises occupied by Slades))

GV II*

Foundry office and remains of foundry. Late C18 and early-mid C19; built by Harvey and Company; altered late C20. Stuccoed stone and boarded timber frame. Hipped grouted scantle slate roof. Brick axial stack. Slate-hung clock turret left of centre with moulded eaves cornice to pyramidal roof with gablet over each clock face.
PLAN: L-shaped on plan main office range incorporating C18 foundry entrance, furnaces and limekiln; rear right-hand [SW] wing added in early-mid C19 as drawing office.
EXTERIOR: 2 storeys. 4-window north front with large round-arched carriage doorway under the right-hand window. Window to each centre bay, blind left hand bay (ground floor). Original 12-pane hornless sashes to first floor (including left-hand return). Circa early C20 windows to ground floor openings. Left-hand return wall has wide shop window. At rear weatherboarded drawing office wing raised on iron posts and with large 12-pane sash windows.
INTERIOR: Substantial remains of part of original C18 foundry, including remains of a furnace, a lime kiln and part of original yard with cobbles and drain. Small part of original office, but mainly pre-1845 offices and in rear wing pre-1888 drawing office supported on cast-iron posts. Two large iron-plated armoured strong rooms supported on cast-iron piers and with cast-iron panelled doors and another strong room made of Barlow rails. Granite cantilevered stairs to office with cast-iron balustrade. Tiled lavatories. Part of the first floor of the main range has been removed. King-post roof over main front range. Clock in turret over main range made in 1893 by John H. West of Hayle, has illuminated dial.

Listing NGR: SW5582237164

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