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Latitude: 54.5253 / 54°31'30"N
Longitude: -3.05 / 3°3'0"W
OS Eastings: 332138
OS Northings: 514948
OS Grid: NY321149
Mapcode National: GBR 7J43.GL
Mapcode Global: WH81S.3JW6
Entry Name: Straining Well and Valve House
Listing Date: 8 August 1985
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1121541
English Heritage Legacy ID: 72186
Location: St. John's Castlerigg and Wythburn, Allerdale, Cumbria, CA12
Civil Parish: St John's Castlerigg and Wythburn
Traditional County: Cumberland
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cumbria
Church of England Parish: St John's in the Vale and Wythburn
Church of England Diocese: Carlisle
NY 31 SW ST JOHNS CASTLERIGG & WYTHBURN THIRLMERE
21/101 Straining well and
Straining well and valve house for Thirlmere Reservoir. 1885-1894 by G.H. Hill
(engineer), for Manchester Corporation Waterworks Committee. Coursed slate
nibble walls, with red sandstone dressings and battlemented parapets. Circular
tower with lower double rectangular valve house structures, forming overall
V-shape. Mock castle-like building with plain openings and slit vents.
Listing NGR: NY3213814948
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