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Dam, Overflow Bridge and Valve House at Catcleugh Reservoir

A Grade II Listed Building in Rochester, Northumberland

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.321 / 55°19'15"N

Longitude: -2.4 / 2°24'0"W

OS Eastings: 374713

OS Northings: 603069

OS Grid: NT747030

Mapcode National: GBR C6PX.6C

Mapcode Global: WH8ZC.3JD5

Entry Name: Dam, Overflow Bridge and Valve House at Catcleugh Reservoir

Listing Date: 7 January 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1044836

English Heritage Legacy ID: 239736

Location: Rochester, Northumberland, NE19

County: Northumberland

Civil Parish: Rochester

Traditional County: Northumberland

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Northumberland

Church of England Parish: Horsley with Byrness

Church of England Diocese: Newcastle

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Listing Text

ROCHESTER CATCLEUGH
NT 70 SW
7/76 Dam, overflow
bridge and valve
house at Catcleugh
Reservoir
GV II

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
Kilmarnock.


Listing NGR: NT7471303069

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