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Weigh House at Approx 25m South West of Calenick House

A Grade II Listed Building in Kea, Cornwall

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Latitude: 50.2483 / 50°14'53"N

Longitude: -5.0582 / 5°3'29"W

OS Eastings: 182068

OS Northings: 43179

OS Grid: SW820431

Mapcode National: GBR ZF.YDHT

Mapcode Global: FRA 089C.M88

Entry Name: Weigh House at Approx 25m South West of Calenick House

Listing Date: 12 March 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1159626

English Heritage Legacy ID: 63415

Location: Kea, Cornwall, TR3

County: Cornwall

Civil Parish: Kea

Traditional County: Cornwall

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cornwall

Church of England Parish: St Kea

Church of England Diocese: Truro

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Listing Text


2/306 Weigh house at approx 25m south
west of Calenick House


Iron weighing shed. Circa early C19. Rubble walls and hipped scantle slate roofs
with scantle slated lean-to at west and long roof adjoining to south with hip to
south end. Clay ridge tiles.
Overall L-shaped plan of single cell slightly rectangular weigh house with wide
doorway to north and east and smaller doorway to east leading to lean-to addition, in
turn linked to long room to south.
Single storey. Simple lintelled openings. South range has weather boarding to east
Interior has original pine roof structures and heavy weighing beam spanning middle
of weigh house from east to west.
A simple but interesting survival from the period of iron smelting on this site
dating from 1711-1891.
Information from Mr and Mrs Pascoe, Calenick House (1985).

Listing NGR: SW8206843179

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

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