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Chelsea Coal Store Seething Wells, Kingston upon Thames

Description: Chelsea Coal Store Seething Wells

Grade: II
Date Listed: 11 November 1992
English Heritage Building ID: 203213

OS Grid Reference: TQ1734367315
OS Grid Coordinates: 517343, 167315
Latitude/Longitude: 51.3928, -0.3148

Location: Seething Wells Lane, Kingston upon Thames, Greater London KT6 5PJ

Locality: Kingston upon Thames
County: Greater London
Country: England
Postcode: KT6 5PJ

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Listing Text

59/3/10007 Chelsea Coal Store
Seething Wells
(Building No12)


Coal store c1858 by James Simpson for Chelsea Waterworks Co in
Italianate style. Built of stock brick with hipped slate
roof. The main structure is of 1 storey with 12 round headed
arches with keystones and impost blocks, open above and
blocked below impost level with impost band and plinth. These
arches are set within 4 large recessed panels with moulded
eaves cornice above. Attached to the north west and forming
the principal feature is a square tower rising in 2 main
stages with blind semicircular openings to the lower stage,
blocked semicircular openings to the upper stage, with what
appears to be a patent roofing system. A tunnel runs from the
tower to the Coal Wharf by the Thames.

Listing NGR: TQ1734367315

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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