STRAINING WELL AND VALVE HOUSE

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1121541
Date first listed:
08-Aug-1985
Statutory Address:
STRAINING WELL AND VALVE HOUSE

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Location

Statutory Address:
STRAINING WELL AND VALVE HOUSE

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

County:
Cumbria
District:
Allerdale (District Authority)
Parish:
St. John's Castlerigg and Wythburn
National Park:
LAKE DISTRICT
National Grid Reference:
NY 32138 14948

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

Legacy

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Legacy System number:
72186
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: 26 Jul 2002
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