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Engine House and Associated Buildings at Sw 500372

A Grade II Listed Building in Towednack, Cornwall

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.1822 / 50°10'55"N

Longitude: -5.5023 / 5°30'8"W

OS Eastings: 150063

OS Northings: 37221

OS Grid: SW500372

Mapcode National: GBR DXS6.BDZ

Mapcode Global: VH12L.KPZ6

Entry Name: Engine House and Associated Buildings at Sw 500372

Listing Date: 7 September 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1144361

English Heritage Legacy ID: 70548

Location: Towednack, Cornwall, TR20

County: Cornwall

Civil Parish: Towednack

Traditional County: Cornwall

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cornwall

Church of England Parish: Towednack

Church of England Diocese: Truro

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Listing Text

TOWEDNACK
SW 53 NW
5/209 Engine house and associated
- buildings at SW 500372
GV II
Beam engine house. Datestone 1874 and initials SP. Granite rubble with granite
dressings and round brick arches with granite keystones and brick hoodmoulds over the
openings. Brick upper stage removed of formerly 2-stage chimney.
Plan: rectangular plan engine house with thicker bob wall north and round chimney
clasping the south east corner. Boiler house wall runs parallel to the right hand
wall. Former pumping machinery and later winding machinery and floors and roof
structure removed.
Exterior: 3 storeys over basement plinth. Central doorway to dressed granite north
bob wall. Rear gable wall has large ground floor doorway and window opening to each
floor over. Left-hand wall has 2 ground floor windows and 1 to middle of each floor
above (first floor opening blocked). Right-hand wall has blocked ground and first
floor openings. The central second floor opening and the 2 other second floor
openings have their original iron windows with fanlight heads.
Interior: shows evidence for later inclined floor having been inserted.


Listing NGR: SW5006337221

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