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Waterworks Pumping Station, Lambeth

Description: Waterworks Pumping Station

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 27 March 1981
English Heritage Building ID: 204183

OS Grid Reference: TQ2955871000
OS Grid Coordinates: 529558, 171000
Latitude/Longitude: 51.4232, -0.1380

Location: Conyer's Road, Lambeth, Greater London SW16 6BP

Locality: Lambeth
County: Greater London
Country: England
Postcode: SW16 6BP

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Listing Text

Waterworks Pumping
TQ 2971 33/308
TQ 2970 38/308


Late C19 building of stock brick with dressings of red brick and stone and slated
or copper roofs. Elaborate design. Main body of building circular under shallow
slated dome. A raised glazed drum supports a smaller copper dome above. To
the south a 2-storey square tower with a tall copper dome on slated squinches,
and angle turrets. At either end are apsidal projections with half-domes.
To the north a lower arcaded link to small rectangular building. Around main
building, 3-light casement windows, with fancy glazing, alternate with flat
buttresses, upon a plinth of dark bricks. Tower section has 2 large ground
floor windows and 5 narrow windows grouped above.

Listing NGR: TQ2955871000

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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