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Latitude: 50.1666 / 50°9'59"N
Longitude: -5.0985 / 5°5'54"W
OS Eastings: 178818
OS Northings: 34218
OS Grid: SW788342
Mapcode National: GBR ZC.GMWM
Mapcode Global: FRA 086L.3JZ
Entry Name: Anchor Warehouse
Listing Date: 29 January 1985
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1298600
English Heritage Legacy ID: 365810
Location: Penryn, Cornwall, TR10
Civil Parish: Penryn
Built-Up Area: Penryn
Traditional County: Cornwall
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cornwall
Church of England Parish: St Gluvias
Church of England Diocese: Truro
SW7834SE QUAY HILL
580-1/6/129 Anchor Warehouse
Bone mill. 1843-4, probably by the Meade brothers; altered
late C19, with extensions at rear and on either side. Killas
and granite rubble walls with granite quoins and brick
dressings to segmental, nearly round-arched openings; battered
quay walls of large granite blocks; brick parapet to temporary
felt and battened roof covering to front range, otherwise
corrugated iron roofs, some with weatherboarded gables, plus
pantiles to small wing on right. 3 storeys plus attics;
4-window range river frontage. Old 2-light transomed windows
(formerly louvred) to most openings; blocked, or
partly-blocked loading doorways towards right; tall mid-floor
window between lower floors, on the left fronting the former
engine-house bay. INTERIOR retains most of the original floor
structures and roof structures; floors of rear wings supported
on reused large iron flanged pipes and granite corbels in the
rear wall of the front range; large round chimney breast
behind front range. A rare example of a building of this type.
(Smith J (for English Heritage): The Anchor Warehouse: An
Archaeological & Historical Assessment: Truro: 1991-).
Listing NGR: SW7881834218
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