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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: DOCK ROAD PUMPING STATION

List entry Number: 1240202

Location

DOCK ROAD PUMPING STATION, WEIR STREET

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

County District District Type Parish
Cheshire West and ChesterUnitary AuthorityNorthwich

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 27-Nov-1991

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 438310

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History

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Details

NORTHWICH SJ 67 SE WEIR STREET (west side) 5/10000 Dock Road Pumping Station

GV II

Sewage pump house. 1910. Rustic brick with blue-brick and ashlar dressings; flat roof behind crenellated parapet. Circular; single storey. Chamfered blue-brick plinth band. Round-arched, quoined doorway faces Weir Street and has boarded double doors with ornamental strap hinges. Flanking the doorway are square rain-water pipes with decorative hoppers. Set around the building are seven 8-pane windows with chamfered sills and voussoired, round arches; each is set in a recessed panel with blue-brick offset bands below and above. Nosed string course beneath crenellated parapet with flat copings.

Interior: two 3-cylinder pumps by Hayward Tyler and Co. of London and two engines by Crossley Bros. Ltd. of Manchester. The machinery dates from 1910 and was originally gas-fuelled.

Rare example of a gas-powered pumping station for sewage treatment.

Listing NGR: SJ6569573215

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National Grid Reference: SJ 65695 73215

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