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6 Former Filter Beds, Water Tank and Steps at Cropston Reservoir Water Works

A Grade II Listed Building in Thurcaston and Cropston, Leicestershire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.6953 / 52°41'43"N

Longitude: -1.1863 / 1°11'10"W

OS Eastings: 455086

OS Northings: 311159

OS Grid: SK550111

Mapcode National: GBR 8LT.0WG

Mapcode Global: WHDJ3.RJ81

Entry Name: 6 Former Filter Beds, Water Tank and Steps at Cropston Reservoir Water Works

Listing Date: 15 March 1984

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1074630

English Heritage Legacy ID: 189164

Location: Thurcaston and Cropston, Charnwood, Leicestershire, LE7

County: Leicestershire

District: Charnwood

Civil Parish: Thurcaston and Cropston

Traditional County: Leicestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Leicestershire

Church of England Parish: Thurcaston with Cropston

Church of England Diocese: Leicester

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Listing Text

THURCASTON BRADGATE ROAD,
SK 51 SE
(South Side) CROPSTON
4/108 6 former filter beds, water
tank and steps at Cropston
Reservoir Water Works

GV II

6 former filter beds, water tank and steps of 1870. By J.B. Everard of
Leicester. Granite and slate rubble stone lining walls, stone edges, cast
iron railings to tank and stone steps. Flights of steps with side
parapets and piers with tops lead down Southwards from 1870 pumping house
to 6 filter beds of elongated octagonal plan. 4 are placed round central
covered octagonal sunken draw-off tank, the other 2 to South. The tank
balustrade is of cast iron in Tudor style with spear head finials and piers
with ball finials. Complex stands in parklike setting with choice trees
and shrubs.


Listing NGR: SK5508611159

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