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Workshop Range to South East of Main Engine House Crossness Pumping Station

A Grade II Listed Building in Thamesmead East, London

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Latitude: 51.5085 / 51°30'30"N

Longitude: 0.1389 / 0°8'19"E

OS Eastings: 548528

OS Northings: 181013

OS Grid: TQ485810

Mapcode National: GBR R0.PP9

Mapcode Global: VHHNL.CB8X

Plus Code: 9F32G45Q+CG

Entry Name: Workshop Range to South East of Main Engine House Crossness Pumping Station

Listing Date: 1 March 1990

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1064216

English Heritage Legacy ID: 198747

Location: Thamesmead, Bexley, London, SE28

County: London

District: Bexley

Electoral Ward/Division: Thamesmead East

Parish: Non Civil Parish

Traditional County: Kent

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater London

Church of England Parish: Thamesmead

Church of England Diocese: Southwark

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TQ 48 SE
1/2 Workshop range to SE of
main engine house (qv)
Crossness Pumping Station
Workshop. Built 1862-5 by Contractor William Webster to designs of
Sir Joseph Bazalgette and Charles Henry Driver, Flemish bond yellow brick with
gauged red brick dressings and Portland stone to kneelers and buttresses; gabled
slate roof with glazed rooflights. Rectangular plan. Each 3-bay gable end has
stone-coped gable with moulded kneelers: plank double doors set in semi-circular
arched architrave with raised imposts and dog-tooth hood mould set within similar
third recessed arch flanked by recessed panels; doorway flanked by similar blind
arches set in square-headed recessed bay with carved stone corbels to arcaded
frieze and dentilled dog-tooth cornice. North wall of 12 bays has similar blind
arches set in similar square-headed recessed bays, and 4-bay lean-to with moulded
stone cornice and semi-circular arched east doorway with fanlight. South wall of
24 bays has offset buttresses dividing recessed bays each of which has similar
frieze and cornice. Interior: 12-bay wrought-iron roof. One of a pair of
workshops facing south elevation of the boiler house of Bazalgette's main engine
house of 1862-5.
(Contract drawings in GLRO: MBW 2511)

Listing NGR: TQ4852881013

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