Poltesco Serpentine Works - Carleon Cove

At the back of the beach is the warehouse of the sepentine works together with a round tower from the earlier fishing industry.
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The round tower (1770) used to house a capstan to haul by manpower the fishing boats and nets up the slipway..
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Adjacent to the Capstan Tower is a 3 storey warehouse of the serpentine works (1853-1893) .
The workshop footings and the waterwheel pit (a steam engine was used later) are all that remain of the other structures.
The Serpentine rock was cut, shaped and polished here and exported around the world .
Large architectural items were made - fonts , pulpits , lecternes ,vases, pillars , mantlepieces , architectural veneers ...
Ref:
5047.8
Date:
2017-07-01 00:00:00.0
Location:
SW 7274.1565
Photographer:

Poltesco Serpentine Works - Carleon Cove

At the back of the beach is the warehouse of the sepentine works together with a round tower from the earlier fishing industry.
----------------------
The round tower (1770) used to house a capstan to haul by manpower the fishing boats and nets up the slipway..
------------
Adjacent to the Capstan Tower is a 3 storey warehouse of the serpentine works (1853-1893) .
The workshop footings and the waterwheel pit (a steam engine was used later) are all that remain of the other structures.
The Serpentine rock was cut, shaped and polished here and exported around the world .
Large architectural items were made - fonts , pulpits , lecternes ,vases, pillars , mantlepieces , architectural veneers ...
Ref:
5047.8
Date:
2017-07-01 00:00:00.0
Location:
SW 7274.1565
Photographer: