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Compensation Arch and Basin at Catcleugh Reservoir, Rochester

Description: Compensation Arch and Basin at Catcleugh Reservoir

Grade: II
Date Listed: 7 January 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 239735

OS Grid Reference: NT7491703009
OS Grid Coordinates: 374917, 603009
Latitude/Longitude: 55.3205, -2.3968

Locality: Rochester
County: Northumberland
Country: England
Postcode: NE19 1TX

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Listing Text

NT 70 SW
7/75 Compensation Arch
and Basin at
Catcleugh Reservoir

Compensation arch and basin carrying River Rede at base of Catcleugh Dam.
1899 by T. & C. Hawksley for the Newcastle and Gateshead Water Co. Rock-
faced stone. Round tunnel entry c.15 ft. in diameter with flanking pilasters,
set in pedimented screen wall with very large datestone.

Side walls of basin step down to low front wall with curved corners and
square piers with pyramidal caps.

Listing NGR: NT7491703009

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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