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Hydraulic Engine House, Sutton Bridge

Description: Hydraulic Engine House

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 11 January 1980
English Heritage Building ID: 197931

OS Grid Reference: TF4800620902
OS Grid Coordinates: 548006, 320902
Latitude/Longitude: 52.7654, 0.1922

Location: A17, Sutton Bridge, Lincolnshire PE12 9XE

Locality: Sutton Bridge
Local Authority: South Holland District Council
County: Lincolnshire
Country: England
Postcode: PE12 9XE

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Listing Text

TS 42 SE
(west side)
5/85 Hydraulic Engine
House (formerly
listed as part of
Cross Keys Bridge)
G.V. II*

Hydraulic engine house. 1897, the machinery by Sir W. G.
Armstrong, Whitworth & Co. Ltd. Iron, red brick. Slate roofs.
Ribbed iron tower with hipped roof with overhanging eaves. First
floor band. 2 storeys, 2 bays. No ground floor openings.
Above, 2 glazing bar sashes with flat heads to front and rear
with single similar sash to each side wall. To the rear is the
red brick range. Moulded brick eaves with large wooden ridge
ventilator. Single storey, 3 bays. Single large segmental
arched glazing bar fixed light with flush wedge lintel, to the
right are 2 segmental arched doorways with plank doors, that on
the far right being wider. Rear has 3 similar windows, to the
left is a small blocked doorway. The hydraulic plant consists of
3 accumulators with direct-acting double cylinder pumps. The
motive power was originally from 2 locomotive type boilers, but
they are now replaced by 2 electric motors. This building is
connected underground to Cross Keys Bridge, Sutton Bridge, item
no. 5/84.

Listing NGR: TF4800620902

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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