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Latitude: 53.2548 / 53°15'17"N
Longitude: -2.5156 / 2°30'56"W
OS Eastings: 365695
OS Northings: 373215
OS Grid: SJ656732
Mapcode National: GBR BZWS.5Y
Mapcode Global: WH99C.BGB4
Plus Code: 9C5V7F3M+WP
Entry Name: Dock Road Pumping Station
Listing Date: 27 November 1991
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1240202
English Heritage Legacy ID: 438310
Location: Northwich, Cheshire West and Chester, CW9
County: Cheshire West and Chester
Civil Parish: Northwich
Built-Up Area: Northwich
Traditional County: Cheshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cheshire
Church of England Parish: Witton (or Northwich) St Helen
Church of England Diocese: Chester
SJ 67 SE WEIR STREET
Dock Road Pumping
Sewage pump house. 1910. Rustic brick with blue-brick and ashlar
dressings; flat roof behind crenellated parapet. Circular; single
storey. Chamfered blue-brick plinth band. Round-arched, quoined
doorway faces Weir Street and has boarded double doors with ornamental
strap hinges. Flanking the doorway are square rain-water pipes with
decorative hoppers. Set around the building are seven 8-pane windows
with chamfered sills and voussoired, round arches; each is set in a
recessed panel with blue-brick offset bands below and above. Nosed
string course beneath crenellated parapet with flat copings.
Interior: two 3-cylinder pumps by Hayward Tyler and Co. of London and
two engines by Crossley Bros. Ltd. of Manchester. The machinery dates
from 1910 and was originally gas-fuelled.
Rare example of a gas-powered pumping station for sewage treatment.
Listing NGR: SJ6569573215
This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.
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