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Abbey Mills Pumping Station

A Grade II* Listed Building in Stratford and New Town, London

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Latitude: 51.5309 / 51°31'51"N

Longitude: -0.0016 / 0°0'5"W

OS Eastings: 538715

OS Northings: 183222

OS Grid: TQ387832

Mapcode National: GBR KY.B7Z

Mapcode Global: VHGQV.XSJ9

Entry Name: Abbey Mills Pumping Station

Location: Newham, London, E15

County: London

District: Newham

Locality: Stratford and New Town

Traditional County: Essex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater London

Listing Date: 6 November 1974

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

English Heritage Legacy ID: 204900

Source ID: 1190476

Listing Text


6.11.74 Abbey Mills Pumping


Sewage Pumping Station 1868: Architects: Sir J Bazalgette and E Cooper in Italian
Gothic style. Greek Cross plan. Yellow brick with red and blue brick and stone
dressings. Slate mansard roof. Two storeys plus dormers. Entrance wing and the
ends of the other arms five bays wide with round headed central entrance porch.
Round headed windows with polychrome decoration. Larger central window to upper
storey divided by elaborate cast ironwork. Heavy stone string course to ground
and first floors. Modillioned eaves cornice. Elaborate timber door with foliated
ironwork. Slightly pointed yellow and red brick arches to recessed sash windows.
Central octagonal domed lantern with round arched gabled windows to each face,
containing case iron tracery. Elaborate wrought iron cresting to dome. Flamboyant
interior or enriched cast ironwork. Central octagonal lantern. Original beam
engines have been removed. Elaborate carving of stonework outside and inside.

Listing NGR: TQ3871583222

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