British Listed Buildings

History in Structure

If you log in, you can comment on buildings, submit new photos or update photos that you've already submitted.

We need to upgrade the server that this website runs on. Can you spare a quid to help?.

Entrance Gates, Piers and Walling at Swithland Reservoir Water Works, Quorndon

Description: Entrance Gates, Piers and Walling at Swithland Reservoir Water Works

Grade: II
Date Listed: 15 March 1984
English Heritage Building ID: 189244

OS Grid Reference: SK5552214600
OS Grid Coordinates: 455522, 314600
Latitude/Longitude: 52.7262, -1.1793

Location: Quorn, Leicestershire LE12 8UW

Locality: Quorndon
Local Authority: Charnwood Borough Council
County: Leicestershire
Country: England
Postcode: LE12 8UW

Incorrect location/postcode? Submit a correction!

Listing Text

SK 51 SE
Entrance gates, piers and
walling at Swithland
Reservoir Water Works
Entrance gates, piers and walling of 1896. By Hawkesley of London.
Red and blue brick, dressed stone and wrought iron. Pair of low walls
of ΒΌ circle on convex curve lead to pair of piers with pair of gates
between. Walls of red and blue brick, stone coped, with 3 panels of
wrought iron work above with scrolls and ovals. Banded piers also on
outside end with dentilled stone coping and a stone urn on top. Gate
piers similar with a stone obelisk on an urn base. Wrought iron of
gates similar to wall panels but more elaborate. Entrance is to right
of lodge. Complex stands in parklike setting with choice trees and
shrubs. Group value with the other items at Swithland Reservoir Water

Listing NGR: SK5552214600

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

Listed building text is © Crown Copyright. Reproduced under licence.