HOWDEN DAM HOWDEN RESERVOIR

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1132874

Date first listed: 08-Aug-1985

Statutory Address: HOWDEN DAM, DERWENT VALLEY ROAD

Statutory Address: HOWDEN RESERVOIR, DERWENT VALLEY ROAD

Map

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HOWDEN RESERVOIR
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Location

Statutory Address: HOWDEN DAM, DERWENT VALLEY ROAD

Statutory Address: HOWDEN RESERVOIR, DERWENT VALLEY ROAD

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

District: Sheffield (Metropolitan Authority)

Parish: Bradfield

County: Derbyshire

District: High Peak (District Authority)

Parish: Hope Woodlands

National Park: PEAK DISTRICT

National Grid Reference: SK1703692440

Summary

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Reasons for Designation

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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

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 335353

Legacy System: LBS

Sources

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

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