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Latitude: 54.9847 / 54°59'4"N
Longitude: -1.7521 / 1°45'7"W
OS Eastings: 415960
OS Northings: 565589
OS Grid: NZ159655
Mapcode National: GBR JB6S.GY
Mapcode Global: WHC3H.1ZX2
Entry Name: Newburn Pumping Station
Listing Date: 30 March 1987
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1186050
English Heritage Legacy ID: 304350
Location: Newcastle upon Tyne, NE15
County: Newcastle upon Tyne
Electoral Ward/Division: Newburn
Traditional County: Northumberland
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Tyne and Wear
Church of England Parish: Newburn
Church of England Diocese: Newcastle
NZ 16 NE NEWBURN GRANGE ROAD (west end, off)
7/29 Newburn pumping station
Pumping station. 1854-5; engineer Robert Nicholson, built by R.Cail for Whittle
Dene Water Co. Rock-faced sandstone with vermiculate dressings and quoins;
Welsh slate roof. 2 blocks; 2 storeys, 2 x 1 bays and one high storey, 2 x 4
bays attached to west. 2-storey block: round-headed ground floor openings with
alternate-block jambs and keystones; double door in east end with diagonal
boarding under boarded infill; sill under flat stone lintels. Eaves band and
gutter cornice. Hipped roof. Lower building in similar style. Source:
R.W. Rennison, Water to Tyneside, Newcastle 1979 pp 70, 71, 79. Historical
note: part of works designed to improve the water supply, by taking water from
gravel beds, after the 1853 cholera epidemic.
Listing NGR: NZ1596065589
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