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Description: Hydraulic Accumulator Tower Approximately 10 Metres North of Stanhope Dock
Date Listed: 5 June 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 165298
OS Grid Reference: SE7448623585
OS Grid Coordinates: 474486, 423585
Latitude/Longitude: 53.7034, -0.8731
GOOLE STANHOPE STREET
14/71 Hydraulic accumulator
tower approximately 10
5.6.87 metres north of Stanhope
Hydraulic accumulator tower. Mid - late C19. For Aire and Calder
Navigation. Blue brick and ashlar base, timber-framed weatherboarded tower
with asphalt roof, cast-iron machinery. Rectangular on plan, approximately
9 metres by 5 metres, 15 metres high. Plain 2-stage tower approximately
10 metres high on brick base with chamfered tooled ashlar cap. Single board
doors with strap hinges to south and west side; single 4-pane Yorkshire
sashes to second stage on south, east and west sides. Pairs of slots near
the top of each side mark position of former balcony. Hipped roof with
exposed rafter ends and finials. Interior contains original hydraulic
machinery. For details of operation see Item 14/56.
Listing NGR: SE7448623585
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Source: English Heritage
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