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Description: Minor Pump House at Boughton Pumping Station
Date Listed: 28 April 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 241863
OS Grid Reference: SK6675769184
OS Grid Coordinates: 466757, 369184
Latitude/Longitude: 53.2155, -1.0017
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BOUGHTON WHINNEY LANE
SK 66 NE
3/12 Minor pump house
Water pump house. 1905. By W. B. Starr. Renaissance Revival
style. Brick and rockfaced stone with ashlar dressings and
gabled and hipped Westmorland slate roofs. Moulded plinth, 2
sill bands, modillioned cornice, some dentillated eaves, coped
gables with kneelers and obelisk finials. 3 storeys, 6 unequal
bays. L-plan. Windows are mostly glazing bar casements of
various shapes. Most openings have keystoned heads. South gable
has 2 storey central bay with steps with ramped scrolled
balustrade, rockfaced parapet and ball finials, leading to
portico with Tuscan columns, foliate soffit and semi-circular
head. Pair of round headed panelled doors. To right, single
storey range with 2 bay blind arcade and above, casement with
segmental head. To right again, gable with round moulded window.
West side has projecting central filter house, 3 storeys, 3 bays.
To west 3 casements with shaped heads, flanked by 2 similar
casements. Above, 3 central Diocletian windows flanked by 2
similar windows, all in recessed bays. Above again, 3 casements
with dentillated heads and flanking columns, and above again,
octagonal cupola with squat columns and copper ogee dome.
Filter house has to north and south 2 casements with shaped
heads; above, 2 Diocletian windows in recessed bays, and above
again, 2 casements with squat flanking shafts. North gable has
pair of central half-glazed recessed doors with overlight in the
form of a Diocletian window, with moulded surround, cornice with
scroll brackets and finials. Above, mullioned tripartite
casement with 4 squat shafts on wreathed corbels carrying moulded
entablature and segmental pediment. East side has to left,
projecting gabled single storey range, 3 bays, 2 with hipped
clerestorey roofs. To left, a pair of doors with segmental
head, shaped brackets to hood, and above, oval window with hood
mould. To right, 2 round headed windows with hood moulds, and
corner buttress with shaped cap. To right, setback bay with 3
recesses containing casements with shaped heads. Above, 3
gables containing wreathed shields. To right again, 3
Diocletian windows in recesses. Above, 2 higher gables each
with a casement with segmental head, and to right, another gable
with wreathed shield. Interior has strutted king post roof.
Glazed brick finish throughout.
Listing NGR: SK6675769184
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Source: English Heritage
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