Pumphouse And Attached Storeroom, Standby Generator Room And Ornamented Chimney Stack At Edgbaston Pumping Station

Date:
17 Aug 2000
Location:
Pumphouse And Attached Storeroom, Standby Generator Room And Ornamented Chimney Stack At Edgbaston Pumping Station, Waterworks Road B16, Birmingham, West Midlands, B15 2TJ
Reference:
IOE01/02460/19
Type:
Photograph (Digital)
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Description

This information is taken from the statutory List as it was in 2001 and may not be up to date.

WATERWORKS ROAD 1.

5104 Edgbaston B16 Pumphouse and attached storeroom, standby generator room and ornamented chimney stack at Edgbaston Pumping Station SP 0488 SE 36/17 17.8.79 II 2.

C1870, by J H Chamberlain and W Martin. Polychrome brick; slate roof. Pumphouse.

Tall gabled building with 3 tall lancet windows and 4 trefoiled and gabled windows in the roof. The entrance up steps and flanked by buttresses. Above, in the gable, a roundel in a lancet head. Attached and to the right are 3 lower gabled buildings, 2 of them now used as storerooms and the third as a standby generator room. Their forebuildings all demolished and the exposed walls now painted At the rear of the standby generator room stands the ornamented chimney stack. Square in plan and with some Doric dressings. First stage with broad lancets; second stage with 2 light Decorated style windows; third stage with single lancets with a band of quatrefoils over; fourth stage with coupled Decorated style windows; there a bracketed balcony with iron railings and an octagonal turret with lancets in the sites and a truncated spire on top.



Listing NGR: SP0461386426

Content

This is part of the Series: IOE01/0558 IOE Records taken by John Davis; within the Collection: IOE01 Images Of England

Rights

© Dr John Davis. Source: Historic England Archive

This photograph was taken for the Images of England project

People & Organisations

Photographer: Davis, John

Rights Holder: Davis, John

Keywords

Brick, Slate, Victorian Power House, Industrial, Power Generation Site, Storehouse, Unassigned, Building, Chimney, Industrial Building