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The Pump House, Friar's Mill, Leicester

Description: The Pump House, Friar's Mill

Grade: II
Date Listed: 10 March 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 188846

OS Grid Reference: SK5799304610
OS Grid Coordinates: 457993, 304610
Latitude/Longitude: 52.6362, -1.1445

Location: Richard III Road, Leicester LE3 5QU

Locality: Leicester
County: Leicester
Country: England
Postcode: LE3 5QU

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Listing Text

The Pump House,
Friar's Mill
SK 50 SE SP/562
II 718/562
Mid to late C19. Steam Engine House. Brick. Two storeys. Pitched tile roof carried up
to form a small pyramid at north end. Tapering brick stack at south east corner. Three
bays, each with one pair of windows, segmental headed on first floor and round-arched
on ground floor. Also known as the Sarah Engine House, allegedly after the wife of the
mill owner, A.R. Donisthorpe, who bought it in 1866. However, the adjoining street was
called Sarah Street in 1828.

Listing NGR: SK5799304610

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Source: English Heritage

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