HYDRAULIC GENERATING STATION

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1258186

Date first listed: 20-Jan-1988

Statutory Address: HYDRAULIC GENERATING STATION, TOWER ROAD

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Location

Statutory Address: HYDRAULIC GENERATING STATION, TOWER ROAD

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

District: Wirral (Metropolitan Authority)

National Grid Reference: SJ 32135 89964

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Details

SJ 38 NW WALLASEY TOWER ROAD (west side)

6/71 Hydraulic Generating - Station

- II

Hydraulic engine house and tower. 1868. By J.B. Hartley. Brick with rock-faced stone dressings. 3 storeys, 7 bays; 1st 2 bays lower, mostly rebuilt after bomb damage. Tower to rear of right return. Machicolated embattled parapet has alternating large and small embrasures; quoins. Ground floor has lancets to 1st 2 bays, other bays have paired round-headed windows with pointed stone heads. Round-headed window with pointed stone arch heads. 1st floor has round- headed window to last 5 bays, with paired round-headed lights below tympana pierced with roundels. 2nd floor has paired window with shouldered lintels. Entrance to 3rd bay has round arch with pointed stone arch head and original heavily framed paired doors. Right return has entrance and 3-light 1st floor window. Canted connecting block to projecting stone tower, which is weathered at 2nd floor level with higher angle buttresses. Balconies with round- headed entrances and clock faces above, to front and rear. Machicolations and top stage with square openings and embattled parapet with notched merlons. Left return of 4 bays with projecting parapet and paired windows and 2 entrances; rear similar.

Listing NGR: SJ3213589964

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 444537

Legacy System: LBS

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