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Pumping Station and Attached Outbuildings

A Grade II Listed Building in Copt Hill, Sunderland

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Latitude: 54.8592 / 54°51'33"N

Longitude: -1.4497 / 1°26'58"W

OS Eastings: 435422

OS Northings: 551742

OS Grid: NZ354517

Mapcode National: GBR LD97.YW

Mapcode Global: WHD5J.P4V5

Plus Code: 9C6WVH52+M4

Entry Name: Pumping Station and Attached Outbuildings

Listing Date: 15 July 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1185028

English Heritage Legacy ID: 303222

Location: Copt Hill, Sunderland, DH4

County: Sunderland

Electoral Ward/Division: Copt Hill

Traditional County: Durham

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Tyne and Wear

Church of England Parish: Doxford St Wilfrid

Church of England Diocese: Durham

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Pumping station and
attached outbuildings


Engine house. 1890 by J.E. Wolfe, resident engineer for Sunderland and South
Shields Water Company. English bond brick and terracotta; roof of plain tiles.
Basement and one high storey : 3 bays x 7. North elevation : central double
door, half-glazed, in large round-headed opening containing semi-circular fan-
light and bevelled glass panels surrounding door; porch of tall free-standing
columns of pink granite,on corniced brick plinths, supporting frieze, cornice and
blocking course; 2 tall round-headed sash windows flank door; angle buttresses.
Plinth, cill string and impost string. Dentilled brick cornice supports modillions
under wide eaves of hipped roof. Small hip under rectangular louvred ventilator
with ogee-hipped roof on columns and 2 decorative metal finials. Outbuilding to
rear : 6 bays x 5, all windows round-headed; a 3-bay arcade at centre south;
double-span roof to 5 west bays has raised glass ventilators, ridge at right-
angles over 6th bay has decorative tiles.

Listing NGR: NZ3542251742

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