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Snarestone Pumping Station

A Grade II Listed Building in Snarestone, Leicestershire

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Latitude: 52.6874 / 52°41'14"N

Longitude: -1.4875 / 1°29'14"W

OS Eastings: 434740

OS Northings: 310085

OS Grid: SK347100

Mapcode National: GBR 6HR.GRQ

Mapcode Global: WHDHZ.3QY5

Plus Code: 9C4WMGP7+W2

Entry Name: Snarestone Pumping Station

Listing Date: 20 December 1983

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1178088

English Heritage Legacy ID: 187981

ID on this website: 101178088

Location: Snarestone, North West Leicestershire, DE12

County: Leicestershire

District: North West Leicestershire

Civil Parish: Snarestone

Traditional County: Leicestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Leicestershire

Church of England Parish: Appleby Magna and Swepstone with Snarestone and Norton-juxta-Twycross

Church of England Diocese: Leicester

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Snarestone Pumping Station
Pumping Station of later C19. Red brick, English bond, in Gothic style,
with stone cornice, kneelers, coped gables, drip-moulds, label stops and
brick plinth with stone top moulding. Slate roof. Windows mostly
have brick lintels with chamfered sides and stone plate tracery. 2
parallel ranges, gables facing, with tall pump room to left side facing.
At left end of this, the principal entrance.8 stone steps lead to projecting
entrance surround with sloping stone roof and moulded stone door surround
with pilasters and columns with foliage capitals and segmental drop arch.
Door 2 leaved and part glazed. Over surround a 2-light window. Sides of
this range have 2 lancets each with stone inside frames and keystones. Front
of parallel ranges has 3-light with 1-light over to left and door with 2-light
over to right. Square chimney base set forward. Stone broach leads to c50
ft. octagonal flue with stone corbelled and embattled top. Right end has
similar doors and windows and rear has 2 double doors with segmental arches,
each with 2-light over. Interior: parallel ranges have iron frame roofs and
pump room has beamed ceiling, 2 iron columns, iron balustrading, 3 arch screen
and pistons and wheels.

Listing NGR: SK3474010085

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