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Description: Abbey Mills Pumping Station
Date Listed: 6 November 1974
English Heritage Building ID: 204900
OS Grid Reference: TQ3871583222
OS Grid Coordinates: 538715, 183222
Latitude/Longitude: 51.5309, -0.0016
TQ 3883 STRATFORD E15
6.11.74 Abbey Mills Pumping
Sewage Pumping Station 1868: Architects: Sir J Bazalgette and E Cooper in Italian
Gothic style. Greek Cross plan. Yellow brick with red and blue brick and stone
dressings. Slate mansard roof. Two storeys plus dormers. Entrance wing and the
ends of the other arms five bays wide with round headed central entrance porch.
Round headed windows with polychrome decoration. Larger central window to upper
storey divided by elaborate cast ironwork. Heavy stone string course to ground
and first floors. Modillioned eaves cornice. Elaborate timber door with foliated
ironwork. Slightly pointed yellow and red brick arches to recessed sash windows.
Central octagonal domed lantern with round arched gabled windows to each face,
containing case iron tracery. Elaborate wrought iron cresting to dome. Flamboyant
interior or enriched cast ironwork. Central octagonal lantern. Original beam
engines have been removed. Elaborate carving of stonework outside and inside.
Listing NGR: TQ3871583222
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Source: English Heritage
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