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Sewer Vent Opposite Number 92 Cheyne Walk

A Grade II Listed Building in Chelsea Riverside, London

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Latitude: 51.482 / 51°28'55"N

Longitude: -0.1738 / 0°10'25"W

OS Eastings: 526906

OS Northings: 177472

OS Grid: TQ269774

Mapcode National: GBR 5Q.5X

Mapcode Global: VHGR4.X0ZR

Plus Code: 9C3XFRJG+QF

Entry Name: Sewer Vent Opposite Number 92 Cheyne Walk

Listing Date: 11 January 1995

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1235325

English Heritage Legacy ID: 425995

ID on this website: 101235325

Location: Chelsea, Kensington and Chelsea, London, SW10

County: London

District: Kensington and Chelsea

Electoral Ward/Division: Chelsea Riverside

Parish: Non Civil Parish

Built-Up Area: Kensington and Chelsea

Traditional County: Middlesex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater London

Church of England Parish: All Saints (Chelsea Old Church)

Church of England Diocese: London

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The following building shall be added:

TQ 2677 SE

(south side)
Sewer vent opposite no.92 Cheyne Walk


Sewer vent. 1874 for the Metropolitan Board of Works, George Vulliamy supervising architect to the
northern outfall sewer extension engineered by Sir Joseph Bazalgette and opened that year. Cast iron
columns of great height to draw off vapours from the sewer and distribute their foul odours high above
the embankment. Tri-partitie composition. Tapering fluted lower section above a quarter-circle
moulding with an arch and arrow motif, and below a cable moulding, lotus leaf frieze, and embossed
upper band. The 15' shaft sports three moulded bands, and the coved terminal is capped with
trefoil-pierced cresting. The base bears a plaque with the inscription J STONES AND CO/
ENGINEERS/ DEPTFORD. LONDON SE, and also a removable cover on the other side, similarly
Included as a distinctive element of a major engineering achievement.

Listing NGR: TQ2690677472

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