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Latitude: 50.261 / 50°15'39"N
Longitude: -5.2043 / 5°12'15"W
OS Eastings: 171714
OS Northings: 45024
OS Grid: SW717450
Mapcode National: GBR Z4.NQ0H
Mapcode Global: VH12C.RP2S
Entry Name: Wheal Rose Engine House (At Sw717450)
Listing Date: 31 October 1988
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1146321
English Heritage Legacy ID: 63893
Location: St. Agnes, Cornwall, TR16
Civil Parish: St. Agnes
Built-Up Area: Redruth
Traditional County: Cornwall
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cornwall
Church of England Parish: Mount Hawke with Mithian
Church of England Diocese: Truro
ST AGNES WHEAL ROSE
SW 74 NW
7/265 Wheal Rose Engine House
- (at SW717450)
Beam engine house at Wheal Rose Mine, disused. Circa mid-late C19. Granite and
killas rubble with granite dressings. Brick arches over the openings, brick to upper
stage of chimneys, roofless.
Plan: Rectangular plan with round chimney clasping the rear left-hand corner. No
surviving wooden floors, roof structure, or machinery.
Exterior: 2 storeys over basement. Virtually complete and unaltered elevations.
Front (bob) wall has central round-headed doorway over basement opening. Rear gable
end has wide cylinder doorway, spanned by timber lintel with relieving arch, with
round-headed window over. Right-hand (nearside) wall has 2 ground floor openings and
central first floor opening. Left-hand (offside) wall has small doorway on the right
and first floor window opening towards the right. Chimney has stepped collar between
the stages and similar collar at the top.
Interior: see plan.
Source: Sharpe, Adam and Smith, John. Engine Houses in St Agnes Parish. (Cornwall
Archaeological Unit survey for Carrick District Council.
Listing NGR: SW7171445024
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