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Brick Sewer Vent

A Grade II Listed Building in Appleton, Halton

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Latitude: 53.3725 / 53°22'20"N

Longitude: -2.7186 / 2°43'6"W

OS Eastings: 352289

OS Northings: 386417

OS Grid: SJ522864

Mapcode National: GBR 9YGF.7S

Mapcode Global: WH87K.6HQG

Entry Name: Brick Sewer Vent

Listing Date: 31 October 1983

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1130416

English Heritage Legacy ID: 56053

Location: Halton, WA8

County: Halton

Electoral Ward/Division: Appleton

Built-Up Area: Widnes

Traditional County: Lancashire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cheshire

Church of England Parish: Widnes St John

Church of England Diocese: Liverpool

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Listing Text


2/92 Brick Sewer Vent


Sewer ventilating shaft possibly by J.S.Sinclair Engineer circa 1893.
Red brick with blue brick plinth standing approximately thirty feet
high and four feet square internally. The shaft tapers upwards, and
has narrow sunken features on each face, two in the lower half, with
rounded heads, one to the upper part with keystone. The vent has a
weathered projecting cap with corbel support. The only remaining
shaft of an early sewage system designed to take effluent from the
chemical industry.

Listing NGR: SJ5229086516

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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