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6 Former Filter Beds, Water Tank and Steps at Cropston Reservoir Water Works, Thurcaston and Cropston

Description: 6 Former Filter Beds, Water Tank and Steps at Cropston Reservoir Water Works

Grade: II
Date Listed: 15 March 1984
English Heritage Building ID: 189164

OS Grid Reference: SK5508611159
OS Grid Coordinates: 455086, 311159
Latitude/Longitude: 52.6953, -1.1863

Location: Reservoir Road, Thurcaston, Leicestershire LE7 7GB

Locality: Thurcaston and Cropston
Local Authority: Charnwood Borough Council
County: Leicestershire
Country: England
Postcode: LE7 7GB

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Listing Text

SK 51 SE
(South Side) CROPSTON
4/108 6 former filter beds, water
tank and steps at Cropston
Reservoir Water Works


6 former filter beds, water tank and steps of 1870. By J.B. Everard of
Leicester. Granite and slate rubble stone lining walls, stone edges, cast
iron railings to tank and stone steps. Flights of steps with side
parapets and piers with tops lead down Southwards from 1870 pumping house
to 6 filter beds of elongated octagonal plan. 4 are placed round central
covered octagonal sunken draw-off tank, the other 2 to South. The tank
balustrade is of cast iron in Tudor style with spear head finials and piers
with ball finials. Complex stands in parklike setting with choice trees
and shrubs.

Listing NGR: SK5508611159

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Source: English Heritage

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