ACCUMULATOR TOWER IN ALBERT EDWARD DOCK

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II*

List Entry Number: 1354990

Date first listed: 19-Feb-1986

Statutory Address: ACCUMULATOR TOWER IN ALBERT EDWARD DOCK, HOWDON ROAD

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Location

Statutory Address: ACCUMULATOR TOWER IN ALBERT EDWARD DOCK, HOWDON ROAD

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

District: North Tyneside (Metropolitan Authority)

National Grid Reference: NZ 35302 66941

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History

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Details

TYNEMOUTH HOWDON ROAD (south side, off) NZ 36 NE 8/92 Accumulator tower in Albert Edward Dock G.V. II* Hydraulic accumulator tower. 1882 for Tyne Improvement Commissioners. Engineers Ure and Messent. Rock-faced sandstone with quoins, ashlar plinth coping and dressings; Welsh slate roof. 2 high storeys, one bay. Partly-glazed door under rock-faced elliptical arch; similar arches and projecting stone sills to windows, that above door with vertical glazing bars. Windows on east face blocked up. Swept pyramidal roof with railed lookout on top and bargeboarded gable above star-patterned panels, said to have contained clock faces. Interior: high quality sandstone ashlar; iron stair to machinery; hydraulic machinery. Historical note: the only surviving example on the Tyne of hydraulic machinery, first developed at Newcastle by William Armstrong in the 1840s. Unused at time of survey.

Listing NGR: NZ3530266941

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 303337

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