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Engine House at Sw699492 (Charlotte United)

A Grade II Listed Building in St. Agnes, Cornwall

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.2965 / 50°17'47"N

Longitude: -5.2289 / 5°13'43"W

OS Eastings: 170134

OS Northings: 49044

OS Grid: SW701490

Mapcode National: GBR Z3.8HJP

Mapcode Global: VH125.BT23

Entry Name: Engine House at Sw699492 (Charlotte United)

Listing Date: 31 October 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1312370

English Heritage Legacy ID: 63769

Location: St. Agnes, Cornwall, TR5

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

ST AGNES CHAPEL FORTH
SW 74 NW
7/137 Engine house at SW699492
- (Charlotte United)
GV II

Pumping beam engine house for copper mine. Circa 1859. Killas rubble walls.
Roofless.
Plan: Rectangular-on-plan engine house with front (bob) wall and right-hand wall
only surviving. Opposite the shaft in front of the engine house is a pair of parallel walls for former balance bob. No machinery.
Exterior: Bob wall has round-arched plug doorway and small opening below. Other
taller wall has doorway, on the left,and 2 small openings, all spanned by timber
lintels.
Sources: Sharpe, Adam and Smith, John. Engine Houses in St Agnes parish. (Cornwall Archaeological Unit survey for Carrick District Council.
Important landmark in an unspoiled coastal valley.


Listing NGR: SW7013449043

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