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Latitude: 51.5091 / 51°30'32"N
Longitude: 0.1384 / 0°8'18"E
OS Eastings: 548497
OS Northings: 181080
OS Grid: TQ484810
Mapcode National: GBR R0.PKS
Mapcode Global: VHHNL.CB1F
Entry Name: Crossness Pumping Station
Listing Date: 24 June 1970
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1064241
English Heritage Legacy ID: 198633
Location: Bexley, London, SE28
Electoral Ward/Division: Thamesmead East
Built-Up Area: Greenwich
Traditional County: Kent
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater London
Church of England Parish: Thamesmead
Church of England Diocese: Southwark
Crossness Pumping Station
TQ 48 SE 1/1 24.6.70.
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
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
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