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STRAINING WELL AND VALVE HOUSE

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: STRAINING WELL AND VALVE HOUSE

List entry Number: 1121541

Location

STRAINING WELL AND VALVE HOUSE

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

County: Cumbria

District: Allerdale

District Type: District Authority

Parish: St. John's Castlerigg and Wythburn

National Park: LAKE DISTRICT

Grade: II

Date first listed: 08-Aug-1985

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 72186

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History

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Details

NY 31 SW ST JOHNS CASTLERIGG & WYTHBURN THIRLMERE

21/101 Straining well and Valve House

II

Straining well and valve house for Thirlmere Reservoir. 1885-1894 by G.H. Hill (engineer), for Manchester Corporation Waterworks Committee. Coursed slate nibble walls, with red sandstone dressings and battlemented parapets. Circular tower with lower double rectangular valve house structures, forming overall V-shape. Mock castle-like building with plain openings and slit vents.

Listing NGR: NY3213814948

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National Grid Reference: NY 32138 14948

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