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HOWDEN DAM HOWDEN RESERVOIR

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: HOWDEN DAM HOWDEN RESERVOIR

List entry Number: 1132874

Location

HOWDEN DAM, DERWENT VALLEY ROAD
HOWDEN RESERVOIR, DERWENT VALLEY ROAD

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

County:

District: Sheffield

District Type: Metropolitan Authority

Parish: Bradfield

County: Derbyshire

District: High Peak

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Hope Woodlands

National Park: PEAK DISTRICT

Grade: II

Date first listed: 08-Aug-1985

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

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 335353

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History

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Details

This list entry was subject to a Minor Amendment on 19/05/2015.

The asset was previously listed twice also under the parish of Hope Woodlands at List Entry 1087991. This entry was removed from the List on 19/05/2015.

SK19NE BRADFIELD DERWENT VALLEY ROAD (east side)

7/29 Howden Dam, Howden Reservoir.

II

Dam. 1901-12. Edward Sandeman, engineer, W. Flockhart, architectural adviser. Coursed, squared rock-faced gritstone, the core of large stone blocks set in concrete. 117 ft high, 178 ft thick at base, tapering to 10 ft at the top. Two castellated towers with arched corbel tables. Pairs of small round-arched windows to three sides , a door to the forth side. Massive gateways at each end with battered sides and banded rock-faced rustication. Pseudo Gibbs-type entrance arches with huge vermiculated blocks and a solid pediment. Parapet walls linking gate piers to the towers with a dentil course to the south. At the base of the western tower a foundation stone inscribed: Glory to thee in the highest in the year of the Lord 1902-1912 This Howden Reservoir was built by the Derwent Valley Water Board for the use of the people of Derby, Leicester, Nottingham, Sheffield and Derbyshire. The west part of the dam lies in the parish of Hope Woodlands, Derbyshire q.v. The Builder, October 25th 1912, pp447-9.

Listing NGR: SK1703692440

Selected Sources

Books and journals
'The Builder' in 25 October, (1912), 447-9

National Grid Reference: SK1703692440

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