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Tunnel Mouth, Stream Bed and Pipe at Cropston Reservoir Water Works, Thurcaston and Cropston

Description: Tunnel Mouth, Stream Bed and Pipe at Cropston Reservoir Water Works

Grade: II
Date Listed: 15 March 1984
English Heritage Building ID: 189165

OS Grid Reference: SK5511911124
OS Grid Coordinates: 455119, 311124
Latitude/Longitude: 52.6950, -1.1859

Location: Reservoir Road, Thurcaston, Leicestershire LE7 7GQ

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

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Listing Text

SK 51 SE
(South Side) CROPSTON
Tunnel mouth, stream
bed and pipe at Cropston
Reservoir Water Works

Tunnel mouth, stream bed and draw-off pipe of 1870. By J.B. Everard of
Leicester. Slate and granite squared stone with stone dressings. They lie
South of 1870 filter beds. Arched tunnel mouth in dam embankment with wall
and parapet above. Crow-stepped coped side embankments at right angles.
Pipe emerges and rests on stone blocks in bed of stone lined stream leading
away from tunnel. Complex stands in parklike setting with choice trees and

Listing NGR: SK5511911124

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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