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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: ABBEY MILLS PUMPING STATION

List entry Number: 1190476

Location

ABBEY MILLS PUMPING STATION, ABBEY LANE E15

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

County District District Type Parish
Greater London AuthorityNewhamLondon Borough

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 06-Nov-1974

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 204900

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History

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Details

ABBEY LANE TQ 3883 STRATFORD E15 7/12

6.11.74 Abbey Mills Pumping Station

GV II*

Sewage Pumping Station 1868: Architects: Sir J Bazalgette and E Cooper in Italian Gothic style. Greek Cross plan. Yellow brick with red and blue brick and stone dressings. Slate mansard roof. Two storeys plus dormers. Entrance wing and the ends of the other arms five bays wide with round headed central entrance porch. Round headed windows with polychrome decoration. Larger central window to upper storey divided by elaborate cast ironwork. Heavy stone string course to ground and first floors. Modillioned eaves cornice. Elaborate timber door with foliated ironwork. Slightly pointed yellow and red brick arches to recessed sash windows. Central octagonal domed lantern with round arched gabled windows to each face, containing case iron tracery. Elaborate wrought iron cresting to dome. Flamboyant interior or enriched cast ironwork. Central octagonal lantern. Original beam engines have been removed. Elaborate carving of stonework outside and inside.

Listing NGR: TQ3871583222

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National Grid Reference: TQ 38715 83222

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