List entry

List entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

Name: CROSSNESS PUMPING STATION

List entry Number: 1064241

Location

CROSSNESS PUMPING STATION, BELVEDERE ROAD

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

County District District Type Parish
Greater London AuthorityBexleyLondon Borough

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: I

Date first listed: 24-Jun-1970

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 198633

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List entry Description

Summary of Building

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Reasons for Designation

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History

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Details

BELVEDERE ROAD 1. 5005 Belvedere Crossness Pumping Station TQ 48 SE 1/1 24.6.70. I 2. Opened 4 April 1865. Engineer: Joseph Bazalgette. Two storeys, yellow brick. Three-one-three bays divided by pilasters; the windows simple Romanesque style with 3 round headed lights. Machicolated cornice between the pilasters, cornice across all above this. Punctuated capped parapet. Three jointed one storey parallel gabled ranges at right angles to main block. The gable ends have black round arches containing a three light window (each with round head). Circular window in tympanum side elevation with series of joined round headed windows. Interior: Important cast iron architectural treatment and 4 colossal beam engines by James Watt and Co. Reference: Architectural Review December 1969. Article by John Smith with photographs and engraving.

Listing NGR: TQ4849781080

Selected Sources

  1. Article  Reference - Title: December - Date: 1969 - Journal Title: Architectural Review

National Grid Reference: TQ 48497 81080

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