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New River Head Chimney Conduit (Devil's Conduit) in the Round Reservoir

A Grade II Listed Building in Clerkenwell, London

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.5287 / 51°31'43"N

Longitude: -0.1079 / 0°6'28"W

OS Eastings: 531350

OS Northings: 182786

OS Grid: TQ313827

Mapcode National: GBR M6.Y5

Mapcode Global: VHGQT.2TTY

Entry Name: New River Head Chimney Conduit (Devil's Conduit) in the Round Reservoir

Listing Date: 29 September 1972

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1208516

English Heritage Legacy ID: 369258

Location: Islington, London, EC1R

County: London

District: Islington

Electoral Ward/Division: Clerkenwell

Built-Up Area: Islington

Traditional County: Middlesex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater London

Church of England Parish: Clerkenwell St Mark

Church of England Diocese: London

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Listing Text


ISLINGTON

TQ3182NW ROSEBERY AVENUE
635-1/68/735 (North West side)
29/09/72 New River Head: Chimney conduit
(Devil's Conduit) in the Round
Reservoir

GV II

Chimney conduit. Sited within former Round Pond to rear of New
River Head Office Building. C14 with later additions; formerly
in Queen's Square, Bloomsbury, dismantled and re-erected at
New River Head, 1927. Rusticated Portland stone ashlar, with
plain stone dressings; flat stone roof to upper chamber,
vaulted pebble-dash roof to lower chamber. Symmetrical design.
Structure set on splayed plinth with raised entrance to upper
chammber. This conduit served originally as an extension to
the White Conduit which supplied the Grey Friar's Monastery
(later Christ's Hospital, Queen's Square).
(Buildings of England: Pevsner, N: London: London: 1951-:
118).


Listing NGR: TQ3135082786

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

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