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Lambeth Engine House and Pump House Seething Wells (Building No 1)

A Grade II Listed Building in Elmbridge, Surrey

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Latitude: 51.3922 / 51°23'32"N

Longitude: -0.3164 / 0°18'58"W

OS Eastings: 517237

OS Northings: 167255

OS Grid: TQ172672

Mapcode National: GBR 7B.2WR

Mapcode Global: VHGRG.G8MK

Entry Name: Lambeth Engine House and Pump House Seething Wells (Building No 1)

Listing Date: 11 November 1992

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1030061

English Heritage Legacy ID: 287067

Location: Elmbridge, Surrey, KT6

County: Surrey

District: Elmbridge

Town: Elmbridge

Electoral Ward/Division: Long Ditton

Built-Up Area: Kingston upon Thames

Traditional County: Surrey

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Surrey

Church of England Parish: Long Ditton

Church of England Diocese: Guildford

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Listing Text

374/3/10009 Lambeth Engine House
and Pump House
Seething Wells
(Building Nol)


Engine House and Boiler House. C1851-2 by James Simpson
originally for Lambeth Water Works Co in Romanesque style
extended to the NW later in the century. Built of stock brick
with slate roof. Almost symmetrical range'of buildings in 5
sections. To north west is gabled section with 3 round-headed
windows to 1st floor and 3 blank arches and double doors to
ground floor. To the left is a 2 storey engine house with 4
buttresses, 4 round-headed windows, cruciform arrow slits and
round-headed doorcase with colonnettes approached up a flight
of steps. Adjoining Boiler House is of 2 storeys of lower
elevation with 12 square pivoting casements to 1st floors and
round headed windows and porch with round-headed windows. The
adjoining section to the left is similar to the Engine House,
of 2 storeys with buttresses, 4 round-headed windows,
cruciform arrowslits but large double doors. To the extreme
left is another gabled section with 3 round-headed windows and
5 round-headed arches to ground floor. Internal machinery is

Listing NGR: TQ1723767255

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