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Latitude: 52.7289 / 52°43'43"N
Longitude: -1.18 / 1°10'48"W
OS Eastings: 455470
OS Northings: 314894
OS Grid: SK554148
Mapcode National: GBR 8L7.VWV
Mapcode Global: WHDHX.VN8V
Entry Name: Bridge, Fountain and Pool Stonework at Swithland Water Works
Listing Date: 15 March 1984
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1361131
English Heritage Legacy ID: 189239
Location: Quorndon, Charnwood, Leicestershire, LE12
Civil Parish: Quorndon
Traditional County: Leicestershire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Leicestershire
Church of England Parish: Woodhouse St Mary-in-the-Elms
Church of England Diocese: Leicester
WOODHOUSE KINCHLEY LANE (West side)
SK 51 SE
Bridge, fountain and pool
stonework at Swithland
Reservoir Water Works
Bridge, excess fountain and pool stonework of 1896. By Hawkesley of London.
Granite rubble stone and dressed stone. These items lie to N.W. of filter
beds and tank (listed separately) and form part of grand formal layout.
Bridge (placed on cross-axis of tank) crosses stone lined stream and has
single depressed arch of dressed stone and sides of granite. 2 quoined
piers are carried up to bridge piers with carved obslisks on top. These
and low bridge approach piers are joined by Renaissance style balustrading
of a row of small arches of rusticated stone work the same as on tank.
Close by is a small excess fountain with octagonal basin: blue brick
interior with stone coping and metal fountain. 2 stepped overflow
channels. To N.E. the partly curved pond stonework with small sluices.
Complex stands in parklike setting with choice trees and shrubs. Group
value with the other items at Swithland Reservoir Water Works.
Listing NGR: SK5547014894
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