THE PUMP AND TURBINE HOUSE

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1321867
Date first listed:
10-Jun-1985
Statutory Address:
THE PUMP AND TURBINE HOUSE, GAS WORKS ROAD

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Location

Statutory Address:
THE PUMP AND TURBINE HOUSE, GAS WORKS ROAD

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

District:
Reading (Unitary Authority)
National Grid Reference:
SU 72513 73492

Details

GAS WORKS ROAD 1 5128 Blakes Lock Sewage Pumping Station The Pump and Turbine House SU 7273 7/602 II G.V. Pump and Turbine House. C.1870. Red brick walls with grey brick patterning; stone and grey brick dressings; cast iron small pane windows; red tile roof. Rectangular building, with Pump House slightly wider and higher to north, Turbine House extending southwards into River Kennet. PumpHouse of 3 bays, the 2 lefthand bays breaking forward slightly and gabled, with cinquefoil window to gable. Lower windows tall, round-headed, elaborate brick arches with stone springers and keystones. Brick corbel-table to gable and verges; roof hipped to right with gablet. Detailing similar to Engine House (q.v). Turbine House has 3 tripartite windows under segmental brick arches, between groups of pilaster buttresses. Eaves as Pump House. The sewage pumps, and two of three turbines by Gilks, replacing originals by their predecessors Williamson Bros of Kendal, remain in situ.

Listing NGR: SU7251373492

Legacy

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Legacy System number:
39271
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: 04 Sep 2001
Reference: IOE01/04979/06
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Richard Swynford-Lain. Source Historic England Archive
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