MAIN BUILDING, KEW BRIDGE PUMPING STATION

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
I
List Entry Number:
1358343
Date first listed:
21-May-1973
Date of most recent amendment:
18-Oct-1990
Statutory Address:
MAIN BUILDING, KEW BRIDGE PUMPING STATION, KEW BRIDGE ROAD

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Location

Statutory Address:
MAIN BUILDING, KEW BRIDGE PUMPING STATION, KEW BRIDGE ROAD

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

County:
Greater London Authority
District:
Hounslow (London Borough)
National Grid Reference:
TQ 18774 78059

Details

In the entry for:-

KEW BRIDGE ROAD, BRENTFORD TQ 1878 16/194C Main Building, Kew Bridge Pumping Station.

I GV The description shall be amended to read:

Engine house. 1836-8, by W M Coe, engineer to the Grand Junction Water Works Company; later alterations, and small addition of c1900. 2 storeys, 7 x 4 bays, with small single-storey 2 x 3-bay addition to east side. Silver grey brick with silver Aberdeen granite window cills, plinth, doorcase, cornice etc. 3:1:3 bays. Bold central doorcase having rusticated surround with cornice and blocking course, panelled door below overlight with glazing bars. Round-headed windows to ground floor, square-headed windows above linked by cill band, all small-paned with pivoting casements. Cornice and blocking course. Compression cylinder attached, on left of entrance. Right return similar, but partially masked by addition of cream brick with door and blind, round-arched, window and 3 round-arched windows to right return. Left return masked by addition, which is listed with the boiler houses (q.v). Interior: Boulton and Watt pumping engine of 1820 moved here in 1838 from the Grand Junction Water Works at Chelsea; a Cornish Bull Engine of 1859, and other objects brought from elsewhere. The extension was built to house an economiser (to preheat water for boilers).

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1. 4419 KEW BRIDGE ROAD, BRENTFORD

Main building TQ 1878 16/194C

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2. Circa 1840-50. 2 storeys, silver grey brick with silver Aberdeen granite window cills, plinth, doorcase, cornice etc 3:1:3 round-headed windows with glazing bars to ground floor. Square headed windows to 1st floor with cill band. Cornice and blocking cornice. Bold central doorcase in granite rusticated. Round headed door, keystone Bold cornice over. Interior:- Contains pumping engine by Boulton and Watt of 1820 originally at Grand Junction Water works, Chelsea, which was re-erected here on erection of this building; a Cornish Bull Engine of 1859 and also various objects brought from elsewhere. The engines are preserved but are not in use.6 +9

Listing NGR: TQ1877478059

Legacy

The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System number:
202611
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: 19 Jun 2000
Reference: IOE01/00586/06
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Quiller Barrett. Source Historic England Archive
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