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Dam, Overflow Bridge and Valve House at Catcleugh Reservoir, Rochester

Description: Dam, Overflow Bridge and Valve House at Catcleugh Reservoir

Grade: II
Date Listed: 7 January 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 239736

OS Grid Reference: NT7471303069
OS Grid Coordinates: 374713, 603069
Latitude/Longitude: 55.3210, -2.4000

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

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Listing Text

NT 70 SW
7/76 Dam, overflow
bridge and valve
house at Catcleugh

Dam, overflow bridge and valve house. 1891-1904 by T. and C. Hawksley,
engineers,for the Newcastle and Gateshead Water Company.

Earth-filled dam with rock-faced parapet. Towards the west end the valve
house: single storey, one x 3 bays with tall segment-headed openings;
projecting eaves on close-set moulded corbels and hipped roof.

At west end overflow bridge with 5 broad shallow segmental arches. Boldly
rock-faced invert.

The valve house has original machinery of 1903 by Glenfield and Kennedy of

Listing NGR: NT7471303069

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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