Former Engine House
A Grade II Listed Building in Ffestiniog, Gwynedd
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Latitude: 53.0017 / 53°0'6"N
Longitude: -3.9174 / 3°55'2"W
OS Eastings: 271424
OS Northings: 346651
OS Grid: SH714466
Mapcode National: GBR 5Z.GWC5
Mapcode Global: WH559.STR6
Entry Name: Former Engine House
Listing Date: 1 February 1996
Last Amended: 1 February 1996
Source ID: 16891
Building Class: Industrial
Location: Located immediately behind the electric booster house on the main level, NE of the slab mill.
Locality: Maenofferen Slate Quarry
Traditional County: Merionethshire
Description: Small, plain early C20 rectangular slate building with slate roof and tiled ridge. Large boarded double doors to N gable end; two 16-pane fixed windows to W side. Plain interior.
Included for group value with neighbouring listed items at this exceptionally complete example of a slate quarry level.
Other nearby listed buildings
Smithy and Workshop Range
Immediately NE of the dressing mill on the main level of Maenofferen, a working quarry high above Llechwedd..
Located immediately to the E of the slate dressing mill and S of the smithy/workshop.
Powered Incline Drumhouse including chimney
At the end of a short rock tunnel linking the main Maenofferen level with the underground incline 100m E of the slab mill.
Former Weighbridge Hut
Located immediately to the S of the powered incline drumhouse, at the mouth of the connecting tunnel to the main level; built against the rock facing the railtrack.
Remote Incline Drumhouse
Located approximately 150m NW of the slab mill on the main level of the quarry, on a bend and at the top of a long disused incline.
Slate Dressing Mill
On the main Maenofferen level, a working underground quarry, high above Llechwedd.
Located 1km to the NW of the main Maenofferen level, in a sheltered hollow beneath the summit of Moel Bowydd; N gable into the rock.
Set back behind a low walled garden on a slight rise at the NE end of the street.