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Latitude: 51.3922 / 51°23'32"N
Longitude: -0.3164 / 0°18'58"W
OS Eastings: 517237
OS Northings: 167255
OS Grid: TQ172672
Mapcode National: GBR 7B.2WR
Mapcode Global: VHGRG.G8MK
Entry Name: Lambeth Engine House and Pump House Seething Wells (Building No 1)
Listing Date: 11 November 1992
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1030061
English Heritage Legacy ID: 287067
Location: Elmbridge, Surrey, KT6
Electoral Ward/Division: Long Ditton
Built-Up Area: Kingston upon Thames
Traditional County: Surrey
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Surrey
Church of England Parish: Long Ditton
Church of England Diocese: Guildford
This list entry was subject to a Minor Amendment on 16/03/2018
TQ 16 NE
Former Lambeth Waterworks engine house and pump house (Building No. 1)
(Formerly listed as Lambeth Engine House and Pump House Seething Wells (Building No. 1) PORTSMOUTH ROAD)
Engine house and boiler house circa 1851-52 by James Simpson originally for Lambeth Water Works Co in Romanesque style extended to the north west later in the century.
Built of stock brick with slate roof. Almost symmetrical range of buildings in five sections. To north west is gabled section with three round-headed windows to first floor and three blank arches and double doors to ground floor. To the left is a two storey engine house with four buttresses, four round-headed windows, cruciform arrow slits and round-headed doorcase with colonnettes approached up a flight of steps. Adjoining boiler house is of two storeys of lower elevation with twelve square pivoting casements to first floors and round headed windows and porch with round-headed windows. The adjoining section to the left is similar to the engine house, of two storeys with buttresses, four round-headed windows, cruciform arrowslits but large double doors. To the extreme left is another gabled section with three round-headed windows and five round-headed arches to ground floor. Internal machinery is C20.
Listing NGR: TQ1723767255
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