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Newburn Pumping Station

A Grade II Listed Building in Newburn, Newcastle upon Tyne

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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

Plus Code: 9C6WX6MX+V5

Entry Name: Newburn Pumping Station

Listing Date: 30 March 1987

Grade: II

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

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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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