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Accumulator Tower and Chimney

A Grade II Listed Building in Limehouse, Tower Hamlets

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Latitude: 51.512 / 51°30'43"N

Longitude: -0.0349 / 0°2'5"W

OS Eastings: 536459

OS Northings: 181059

OS Grid: TQ364810

Mapcode National: GBR K4.FVN

Mapcode Global: VHGR1.B8W7

Plus Code: 9C3XGX68+Q2

Entry Name: Accumulator Tower and Chimney

Listing Date: 27 September 1973

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1065116

English Heritage Legacy ID: 206095

Location: Limehouse, Tower Hamlets, London, E14

County: Tower Hamlets

Electoral Ward/Division: Limehouse

Built-Up Area: Tower Hamlets

Traditional County: Middlesex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater London

Church of England Parish: St Anne Limehouse

Church of England Diocese: London

Tagged with: Tower

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The entry was subject to a Minor Amendment on 13 December 2018.

West Side

Accumulator Tower and Chimney

TQ 3681 17/656
C1855 early Armstrong accumulator tower of octagonal shape with chimney stack,
also octagonal, built onto north side, the pumping station demolished. Presumably
built to provide hydraulic power for the cranes etc, of the Regent's Canal
Dock, whose engineer was Rendel. The tower is built of stock brick with a
cornice and parapet, white brick and stone dressings. Slit windows to 3 faces.

This asset was previously listed twice. The duplicate record (List entry number 1242312) was removed from the List on 13 December 2018.

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