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Carnon Mine Engine House

A Grade II Listed Building in Feock, Cornwall

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Latitude: 50.2084 / 50°12'30"N

Longitude: -5.0806 / 5°4'50"W

OS Eastings: 180286

OS Northings: 38810

OS Grid: SW802388

Mapcode National: GBR ZD.PSR3

Mapcode Global: FRA 087G.Y6N

Entry Name: Carnon Mine Engine House

Listing Date: 12 March 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1159123

English Heritage Legacy ID: 63290

Location: Feock, Cornwall, TR3

County: Cornwall

Civil Parish: Feock

Traditional County: Cornwall

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cornwall

Church of England Parish: Devoran

Church of England Diocese: Truro

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Listing Text


4/2 Carnon Mine Engine House


Ruin of beam engine house. Circa 1800. Slatestone rubble with timber lintels U-
shaped on plan walling survives from rectangular structure with part of thicker bob
wall to south west, south-east wall and part of north-east wall. Originally 3 storeys over basement but remaining walling is 2 floors high. Plinth in 2 stages to top of basement level. South east wall has doorway, right, over plinth. Small opening to left, slightly higher, and further small opening above left-hand jamb of doorway.
Interior has recesses indicating position of floor structures.
A rare example of an early engine house and in an important scenic position overlooking Restronguet Creek.

Listing NGR: SW8028638810

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

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