Waterworks, High Street, Leigh, Kent

Waterworks, High Street, Leigh, Kent
Photograph taken 30 June 2001 © Mr John Clark. Source Historic England Archive ref: 449041

A waterworks built in the 1870s. There are 2 octagonal buildings with octagonal cupolas. The smaller building contains the well, which is 103 feet deep. The longer one contained machinery for softening and filtering the water. A steam pump pumped water into the reservoir at Hall Place.

Location

Kent Leigh

Period

Victorian (1837 - 1901)

Tags

water works pumping well sanitation Victorian (1837 - 1901)