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North West Leicestershire (District Authority)
National Grid Reference:
SK 34740 10085


SNARESTONE QUARRY LANE SK 31 SW 4/89 (West Side ) Snarestone Pumping Station GV II Pumping Station of later C19. Red brick, English bond, in Gothic style, with stone cornice, kneelers, coped gables, drip-moulds, label stops and brick plinth with stone top moulding. Slate roof. Windows mostly have brick lintels with chamfered sides and stone plate tracery. 2 parallel ranges, gables facing, with tall pump room to left side facing. At left end of this, the principal entrance.8 stone steps lead to projecting entrance surround with sloping stone roof and moulded stone door surround with pilasters and columns with foliage capitals and segmental drop arch. Door 2 leaved and part glazed. Over surround a 2-light window. Sides of this range have 2 lancets each with stone inside frames and keystones. Front of parallel ranges has 3-light with 1-light over to left and door with 2-light over to right. Square chimney base set forward. Stone broach leads to c50 ft. octagonal flue with stone corbelled and embattled top. Right end has similar doors and windows and rear has 2 double doors with segmental arches, each with 2-light over. Interior: parallel ranges have iron frame roofs and pump room has beamed ceiling, 2 iron columns, iron balustrading, 3 arch screen and pistons and wheels.

Listing NGR: SK3474010085


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

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Date: 12 Apr 2002
Reference: IOE01/03399/23
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Alfred John Dyson. Source Historic England Archive
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