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Workshop Range to South East of Main Engine House Crossness Pumping Station, Bexley

Description: Workshop Range to South East of Main Engine House Crossness Pumping Station

Grade: II
Date Listed: 1 March 1990
English Heritage Building ID: 198747

OS Grid Reference: TQ4852881013
OS Grid Coordinates: 548528, 181013
Latitude/Longitude: 51.5085, 0.1389

Location: Crayford, Greater London SE28 8PP

Locality: Bexley
County: Greater London
Country: England
Postcode: SE28 8PP

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Listing Text

TQ 48 SE
1/2 Workshop range to SE of
main engine house (qv)
Crossness Pumping Station
Workshop. Built 1862-5 by Contractor William Webster to designs of
Sir Joseph Bazalgette and Charles Henry Driver, Flemish bond yellow brick with
gauged red brick dressings and Portland stone to kneelers and buttresses; gabled
slate roof with glazed rooflights. Rectangular plan. Each 3-bay gable end has
stone-coped gable with moulded kneelers: plank double doors set in semi-circular
arched architrave with raised imposts and dog-tooth hood mould set within similar
third recessed arch flanked by recessed panels; doorway flanked by similar blind
arches set in square-headed recessed bay with carved stone corbels to arcaded
frieze and dentilled dog-tooth cornice. North wall of 12 bays has similar blind
arches set in similar square-headed recessed bays, and 4-bay lean-to with moulded
stone cornice and semi-circular arched east doorway with fanlight. South wall of
24 bays has offset buttresses dividing recessed bays each of which has similar
frieze and cornice. Interior: 12-bay wrought-iron roof. One of a pair of
workshops facing south elevation of the boiler house of Bazalgette's main engine
house of 1862-5.
(Contract drawings in GLRO: MBW 2511)

Listing NGR: TQ4852881013

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Source: English Heritage

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