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Engine House at South Polgooth Tin Mine

A Grade II Listed Building in St. Mewan, Cornwall

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.3146 / 50°18'52"N

Longitude: -4.825 / 4°49'30"W

OS Eastings: 198968

OS Northings: 49893

OS Grid: SW989498

Mapcode National: GBR ZW.17WY

Mapcode Global: FRA 08S6.G2Q

Entry Name: Engine House at South Polgooth Tin Mine

Listing Date: 20 December 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1327441

English Heritage Legacy ID: 71429

Location: St. Mewan, Cornwall, PL26

County: Cornwall

Civil Parish: St. Mewan

Traditional County: Cornwall

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cornwall

Church of England Parish: St Mewan

Church of England Diocese: Truro

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Listing Text

ST MEWAN
SW 94 NE
6/89 Engine house at South Polgooth
- Tin Mine

II

Engine house with attached chimney. Late C19. Stone rubble with granite quoins,
brick chimney.
Plan: Rectangular plan engine house with the bob wall to north and the chimney
attached to south east at the corner.
Exterior: 3-storey engine house; the gable end to south has attached circular plan
chimney, with brick cornice, the chimney tapered, in stone rubble up to the height of
the gable end, probably rebuilt in brick at the upper level. The bob wall of the
engine house has a rectangular opening, with a doorway at ground floor level. In the
west wall there is a doorway with granite lintel at ground floor, and a window in the
south gable end at each level.


Listing NGR: SW9896849893

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