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Rye Common Pumping Station

A Grade II Listed Building in Stanstead St Margarets, Hertfordshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.7819 / 51°46'54"N

Longitude: -0.0016 / 0°0'5"W

OS Eastings: 537950

OS Northings: 211137

OS Grid: TL379111

Mapcode National: GBR KC1.6FF

Mapcode Global: VHGPP.XGJV

Plus Code: 9C3XQXJX+Q9

Entry Name: Rye Common Pumping Station

Listing Date: 30 September 1983

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1084379

English Heritage Legacy ID: 355844

Location: Stanstead St. Margarets, East Hertfordshire, Hertfordshire, SG12

County: Hertfordshire

Civil Parish: Stanstead St Margarets

Built-Up Area: Hoddesdon

Traditional County: Hertfordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Hertfordshire

Church of England Parish: Great Amwell with St Margaret's

Church of England Diocese: St.Albans

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Description

This list entry was subject to a Minor Amendment on 03/06/2020

TL 3lNW
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GREAT AMWELL
St Margarets
HODDESDON ROAD (east side)
Rye Common Pumping Station
GV
II
Pumping Station. 1882, converted to electricity 1935 (HCC Sites and Monuments Record) for New River Company. Yellow brick with buff gauged arches and Portland stone brackets to hipped red tile roofs.

A dramatic design of three pavilions stepping down the embankment of the New River. Tallest at the top designed as the engine house has clasping corner pilasters with stone used for necking band and continuous torus string course below the wide eaves and giant curved stone brackets. On south front an arched single-storey cloister with entrances. Above, two large rectangular recesses each with two slender round headed window with small panes in cast iron frames. On narrower east and west sides a tall arched recess has similar windows. Lower middle pavilion on north side has similar giant eaves brackets, a rectangular recessed panel on east with two square headed windows. Along road frontage a low projecting ornamental building with stone parapet and central gable with circular window. On north a lower pavilion with hipped red roof and three arched openings on east the central one a door with radial fanlight. Narrow single-bay building attached on north with large glazed lantern over hipped roof. Single arched window on east.

Listing NGR: TL3795011137

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