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Accumulator Tower and Chimney

A Grade II Listed Building in Limehouse, London

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Latitude: 51.512 / 51°30'43"N

Longitude: -0.0349 / 0°2'5"W

OS Eastings: 536460

OS Northings: 181059

OS Grid: TQ364810

Mapcode National: GBR K4.FVN

Mapcode Global: VHGR1.B8X7

Plus Code: 9C3XGX68+Q2

Entry Name: Accumulator Tower and Chimney

Listing Date: 1 July 1983

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1242312

English Heritage Legacy ID: 441684

Location: Tower Hamlets, London, E14

County: London

District: Tower Hamlets

Electoral Ward/Division: Limehouse

Built-Up Area: Tower Hamlets

Traditional County: Middlesex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater London

Church of England Parish: St Anne Limehouse

Church of England Diocese: London

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Listing Text

West Side
Accumulator Tower and
TQ 3681 17/656
C1855 early Armstrong accumulator tower of octagonal shape with chimney stack,
also octagonal, built onto north side, the pumping station demolished. Presumably
built to provide hydraulic power for the cranes etc, of the Regent's Canal
Dock, whose engineer was Rendel. The tower is built of stock brick_with a
cornice and parapet, white brick and stone dressings. Slit windows to 3 faces.

Listing NGR: TQ3646081059

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

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