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Pumping House at Ncb Mines Drainage Unit, Parkgate

Description: Pumping House at Ncb Mines Drainage Unit

Grade: II
Date Listed: 21 August 1985
English Heritage Building ID: 335531

OS Grid Reference: SK4345895649
OS Grid Coordinates: 443458, 395649
Latitude/Longitude: 53.4558, -1.3470

Location: Westfield Road, Rotherham S62 6JJ

Locality: Parkgate
County: Rotherham
Country: England
Postcode: S62 6JJ

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Listing Text

(west side)

5/22 Pumping house at
NCB Mines
Drainage Unit


Pumping house now housing electrical apparatus. Dated 1823 although
tower may be earlier, later additions. Coursed, dressed sandstone,
Welsh slate roof. Rectangular tower with lean-to and workshop buildings
to right return. Roadside elevation: 2-storey tower and lean-to,
single-storey workshop buildings. Extra storey to rear with fall of
land. Tower: gabled entrance front has renewed glazed door in round-
arched opening with date boldly inscribed, off-centre, on voussoirs.
Continuous impost band. To 1st floor: iron casement with glazing bars
within round-arched opening now partly obscured by brick and concrete
gantry attached to front of building. Lean-to set back to right has
a casement with glazing bars to each floor. Low workshop buildings
to right preserve remains of 2 infilled round archways, the right arch
truncated to right by a short gabled projection of later construction,
2-window section to far right also of later build. Rear: similar round-
arched openings to tower, sills altered.

Interior: original pumping machinery removed. C20 workshop buildings
attached to rear right not of special interest. Formed part of the
Fitzwilliam mining enterprises in the area.

Listing NGR: SK4345895649

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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