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Engine House at Sw70234698

A Grade II Listed Building in St. Agnes, Cornwall

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Latitude: 50.2776 / 50°16'39"N

Longitude: -5.2264 / 5°13'35"W

OS Eastings: 170218

OS Northings: 46935

OS Grid: SW702469

Mapcode National: GBR Z3.9Q5Q

Mapcode Global: VH12C.C9C2

Entry Name: Engine House at Sw70234698

Listing Date: 31 October 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1311884

English Heritage Legacy ID: 63886

Location: St. Agnes, Cornwall, TR4

County: Cornwall

Civil Parish: St. Agnes

Traditional County: Cornwall

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cornwall

Church of England Parish: Mount Hawke with Mithian

Church of England Diocese: Truro

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Listing Text

SW 74 NW
7/258 Engine house at SW70234698

Pumping beam engine house at Wheal Ellen Mine, disused. Circa mid C19. Granite and slate killas rubble with granite dressings. Brick to upper part of chimney. Brick arches and timber lintels.
Plan: Rectanglar plan engine house with round chimney clasping the rear left-hand corner. No surviving wooden floors, roof structure or machinery.
Exterior: 3 storeys over basement. Unaltered elevations except that rear gable has fallen and front upper corners of the wing walls have been demolished. Front (bob) wall has central round-headed doorway. Rear formerly gable end wall has large round-headed cylinder doorway and window opening to each floor above. Right-hand (nearside) wall has 2 ground floor openings, a central round-headed window opening to the first floor and another opening slighty above and to the right of the windows. Left-hand (offside) wall has small doorway on the right and a small opening to each of the upper floors. The tapered chimney has a brick collar near the top and brick battlements over a brick cornice, at the top.
Interior has no machinery.
Source: Sharpe, Adam and Smith, John. Engine Houses in St Agnes Parish. (Cornwall Archaeological Unit survey for Carrick District Council.

Listing NGR: SW7021846935

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