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Former Lambeth Waterworks engine house and pump house (Building No 1)

List Entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

Name: Former Lambeth Waterworks engine house and pump house (Building No 1)

List entry Number: 1030061

Location

Simpson Way, Long Ditton, Surbiton, KT6 4ER

The building may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County: Surrey

District: Elmbridge

District Type: District Authority

Parish:

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 11-Nov-1992

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 287067

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This list entry was subject to a Minor Amendment on 16/03/2018 TQ 16 NE 374/3/10009

LONG DITTON Simpson Way Former Lambeth Waterworks engine house and pump house (Building No. 1)

(Formerly listed as Lambeth Engine House and Pump House Seething Wells (Building No. 1) PORTSMOUTH ROAD)

GV II Engine house and boiler house circa 1851-52 by James Simpson originally for Lambeth Water Works Co in Romanesque style extended to the north west later in the century.

Built of stock brick with slate roof. Almost symmetrical range of buildings in five sections. To north west is gabled section with three round-headed windows to first floor and three blank arches and double doors to ground floor. To the left is a two storey engine house with four buttresses, four round-headed windows, cruciform arrow slits and round-headed doorcase with colonnettes approached up a flight of steps. Adjoining boiler house is of two storeys of lower elevation with twelve square pivoting casements to first floors and round headed windows and porch with round-headed windows. The adjoining section to the left is similar to the engine house, of two storeys with buttresses, four round-headed windows, cruciform arrowslits but large double doors. To the extreme left is another gabled section with three round-headed windows and five round-headed arches to ground floor. Internal machinery is C20.

Listing NGR: TQ1723767255

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National Grid Reference: TQ 17237 67255

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