Workshop Range To South West Of Main Engine House Crossness Pumping Station

2 Sep 2003
Workshop Range To South West Of Main Engine House Crossness Pumping Station, Belvedere Road, Bexley, Greater London
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This information is taken from the statutory List as it was in 2001 and may not be up to date.

BELVEDERE ROAD TQ 48 SE BELVEDERE 1/3 Workshop range to SW of main engine house (qv), Crossness Pumping Station II GV Workshop. Built 1862-5 by Contractor William Webster to designs of Sir Joseph Bazalgette and Charles Henry Driver. Flemish bond yellow brick with gauged red brick dressings and Portland Stone to kneelers and buttresses; gabled slate roof with glazed rooflights. Rectangular plan. Each 3-bay gable end has stone-coped gable with moulded kneelers: plank double doors set in semi-circular arched architrave with raised imposts and dog-tooth hood mould set within similar blind recessed arch flanked by recessed panels; doorway flanked by similar blind arches set in square-headed recessed bay with carved stone corbels to arcaded frieze and dentilled dog-tooth cornice. North wall of 12 bays has similar blind arches set in similar square-headed recessed bays, and 2 inserted C20 entries.

South wall of 24 bays has offset buttresses dividing recessed bays each of which has similar frieze and cornices. Interior: 12-bay wrought-iron roof. One of a pair of workshops facing south elevation of the boiler house of Bazagette's engine house of 1862-5 (Contract drawings in GLRO: MBW 2511)

Listing NGR: TQ4842381072


This is part of the Series: IOE01/0277 IOE Records taken by Richard M Brown; within the Collection: IOE01 Images Of England


© Mr Richard M. Brown. Source: Historic England Archive

This photograph was taken for the Images of England project

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Photographer: Brown, Richard M.

Rights Holder: Brown, Richard M.


Brick, Slate, Wrought Iron, Victorian Pumping Station, Water Supply And Drainage, Water Disposal Site, Water Supply Site, Water Regulation Installation, Workshop, Industrial, Industrial Building