EASTNEY DEPOT: GAS ENGINE HOUSE

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1104351
Date first listed:
07-Sep-1973
Date of most recent amendment:
18-Mar-1999
Statutory Address:
EASTNEY DEPOT: GAS ENGINE HOUSE, HENDERSON ROAD

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Location

Statutory Address:
EASTNEY DEPOT: GAS ENGINE HOUSE, HENDERSON ROAD

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

District:
City of Portsmouth (Unitary Authority)
National Grid Reference:
SZ 67320 99264

Details

PORTSMOUTH

SZ69NE HENDERSON ROAD, Eastney 774-1/6/166 (North side) 07/09/73 Eastney Depot: Gas Engine House (Formerly Listed as: HENDERSON ROAD, Eastney Gas Engine House with 2 Gas Engines at Portsmouth Corporation Pumping Station)

GV II

Gas engine house with 2 gas engines. Formerly part of Portsmouth Corporation Pumping station, now preserved as an industrial monument. 1904. Red brick in Flemish bond. Welsh slate roof. 2 storeys, 3 bays. Square rusticated brick quoin strips up to window sill level then panelled pilasters to eaves. North facing elevation has on right 10 stone steps descending below ground level to entrance with brick stone copped flanking walls with attached iron railings, recessed 2-leaf boarded door with 24-pane overlight. On first floor three 16-pane metal casements, each set under gauged brick segmental arch, stone sill, brick band at sill level. Dentilled brick eaves. 3 original metal flues attached externally to wall. Right return has 3 similar metal casements and facing gable with ornate brick patterned dentils. INTERIOR: contains 2 out of 3 of its original Crossley Engines and Tongye Pumps. Pump house, boiler house and chimney (qv) form a group with the engine house (qv) and gas engine house.





Listing NGR: SZ6658898977

Legacy

The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System number:
474756
Legacy System:
LBS

Legal

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

End of official listing

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Date: 07 Oct 2004
Reference: IOE01/12755/20
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Glyn Edmunds . Source Historic England Archive
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