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Old Quay House, Including Garden Wall to South and West

A Grade II Listed Building in Truro, Cornwall

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Latitude: 50.21 / 50°12'36"N

Longitude: -5.0915 / 5°5'29"W

OS Eastings: 179514

OS Northings: 39020

OS Grid: SW795390

Mapcode National: GBR ZC.CXBX

Mapcode Global: FRA 087G.L88

Plus Code: 9C2P6W65+29

Entry Name: Old Quay House, Including Garden Wall to South and West

Listing Date: 12 March 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1311075

English Heritage Legacy ID: 63346

Location: Feock, Cornwall, TR3

County: Cornwall

Civil Parish: Feock

Built-Up Area: Devoran

Traditional County: Cornwall

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cornwall

Church of England Parish: Devoran

Church of England Diocese: Truro

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Listing Text

SW 7939 FEOCK QUAY ROAD, Devoran

7/71 Old Quay House, including garden
wall to south and west


Office and engine shed for Redruth and Chasewater Railway, now private house, and
garden wall. Circa 1854. Slatestone with granite quoins and jambstones. Roof over
office is hipped with 2 linked hipped wings to rear, and gable ended engine house
linked to most northerly wing. All with asbestos slate. Brick chimneys over rear
wall and (north) side wall of southern wing.
2-room double depth plan, plus engine shed to west. 1 and 2 storeys.
Office has symmetrical single-storey 2-window east front with original hornless 12-
pane sashes. Central doorway with overlight. Cambered brick arches. South side
wall has 2 canted bay windows with cornices. 12-pane sashes and fixed sidelights.
Further original 12-pane sash to rear of south wing. Engine shed has original
entrance to west with rock-faced granite voussoirs to round-headed doorway. Now
divided with C20 window over C20 sliding wooden door.
Interior is remodelled except for offices with original doors and original queen
strut roof structures. Coped rubble garden wall with granite quoins and
incorporating 2 courses of dressed granite reused railway sleeper blocks.
Part of the Redruth and Chasewater Railway, 1824-1915, which transported mineral ore
to the part of Devoran from the mining hinterland. Horse drawn until 1854 when steam
locomotives were introduced.

Listing NGR: SW7951439020

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

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