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Shore Road Pumping Station and Boundary Walls Now Attached to New Entrance

A Grade II Listed Building in Birkenhead, Wirral

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.3954 / 53°23'43"N

Longitude: -3.0127 / 3°0'45"W

OS Eastings: 332757

OS Northings: 389206

OS Grid: SJ327892

Mapcode National: GBR 7YD5.KK

Mapcode Global: WH876.PXLD

Entry Name: Shore Road Pumping Station and Boundary Walls Now Attached to New Entrance

Listing Date: 10 August 1992

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1282538

English Heritage Legacy ID: 389345

Location: Wirral, CH41

County: Wirral

Electoral Ward/Division: Birkenhead and Tranmere

Built-Up Area: Birkenhead

Traditional County: Cheshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Merseyside

Church of England Parish: Birkenhead Christ the King

Church of England Diocese: Chester

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Listing Text


BIRKENHEAD

SJ3289 SHORE ROAD
789-1/9/144 Shore Road Pumping Station and
boundary walls now attached to new
entrance

GV II

Pumping station. c1886. By James Brunlees and Charles Douglas
Fox, engineers. Brick with Welsh slate roof. Tall 3-storeyed
Italianate style building with 6 bays of blind arcading and
small round arched windows at upper level divided by
buttresses. External stair tower added c1989. The building
housed 2 "grasshopper" beam engines, one of which survives in
situ. It was built in connection with the Mersey railway, the
steam pumping engines drawing water from the rail tunnel. The
engines and pump were manufactured by Andrew Barclay of
Kilmarnock.


Listing NGR: SJ3275789206

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

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