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Pumphouse and Attached Storeroom, Standby Generator Room and Ornamented Chimney Stack at Edgbaston P, Birmingham

Description: Pumphouse and Attached Storeroom, Standby Generator Room and Ornamented Chimney Stack at Edgbaston P

Grade: II
Date Listed: 17 August 1979
English Heritage Building ID: 217751

OS Grid Reference: SP0461386426
OS Grid Coordinates: 404613, 286426
Latitude/Longitude: 52.4757, -1.9335

Location: 12 Waterworks Road, Birmingham B15 2TJ

Locality: Birmingham
County: Birmingham
Country: England
Postcode: B15 2TJ

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Listing Text

Edgbaston B16
Pumphouse and attached
storeroom, standby
generator room and
ornamented chimney stack
at Edgbaston Pumping
SP 0488 SE 36/17 17.8.79
C1870, by J H Chamberlain and W Martin. Polychrome brick; slate roof. Pumphouse.
Tall gabled building with 3 tall lancet windows and 4 trefoiled and gabled windows
in the roof. The entrance up steps and flanked by buttresses. Above, in the
gable, a roundel in a lancet head. Attached and to the right are 3 lower gabled
buildings, 2 of them now used as storerooms and the third as a standby generator
room. Their forebuildings all demolished and the exposed walls now painted At
the rear of the standby generator room stands the ornamented chimney stack. Square
in plan and with some Doric dressings. First stage with broad lancets; second
stage with 2 light Decorated style windows; third stage with single lancets with a
band of quatrefoils over; fourth stage with coupled Decorated style windows; there
a bracketed balcony with iron railings and an octagonal turret with lancets in
the sites and a truncated spire on top.

Listing NGR: SP0461386426

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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