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© Mr Ian G Stokes ARPS

IoE Number: 68828
Location: ENGINE HOUSE AT PRINCESS OF WALES QUARRY,
  TINTAGEL, NORTH CORNWALL, CORNWALL
Photographer: Mr Ian G Stokes ARPS
Date Photographed: 27 April 2001
Date listed: 10 December 1980
Date of last amendment: 20 July 1987
Grade II

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TINTAGELSW 08 NE4/166Engine House at Princess of WalesQuarry (formerly listed as Prince of10.12.80 Wales Engine House, Trewamett)

TINTAGEL SW 08 NE 4/166 Engine House at Princess of Wales Quarry (formerly listed as Prince of 10.12.80 Wales Engine House, Trewamett) GV II Engine house. Completed in 1872, restored in 1976. Slate stone rubble with brick dressings and top stage of chimney stack constructed of brick. Slate roof with gable ends renewed in 1976. Rectangular plan with chimney attached on lower front left hand (south west) corner. Lower north elevation with chimney stack on front left, the brick top stage with a brick corbelled band and cornice. Tall narrow opening in gable end with round headed brick arch. Left hand side wall part rebuilt with openings at 2 levels. Right hand side wall with large stone rubble plinth and timber lintels to openings. Tall round headed brick arched opening in gable end of higher south elevation, part rebuilt. Engine house of unusual plan used for both pumping and winding. It was built to accommodate a 50" Harvey engine that until 1890 pumped a large pit below and hauled trucks from Bowthick quarry across the valley. Bowthick quarry closed down in circa 1913 and the engine house stood derelict until restored in 1976. Source: Clive Carter Unpublished manuscript notes.

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