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Waterworks Pumping Station

A Grade II* Listed Building in St Leonard's, London

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Latitude: 51.4232 / 51°25'23"N

Longitude: -0.138 / 0°8'16"W

OS Eastings: 529558

OS Northings: 171000

OS Grid: TQ295710

Mapcode National: GBR F4.5VT

Mapcode Global: VHGRC.KHDB

Plus Code: 9C3XCVF6+7R

Entry Name: Waterworks Pumping Station

Listing Date: 27 March 1981

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1358229

English Heritage Legacy ID: 204183

Also known as: Streatham Common Pumping Station
Streatham Waterworks
Streatham Pumping Station

ID on this website: 101358229

Location: Streatham Park, Lambeth, London, SW16

County: London

District: Lambeth

Electoral Ward/Division: St Leonard's

Parish: Non Civil Parish

Built-Up Area: Lambeth

Traditional County: Surrey

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater London

Church of England Parish: Streatham St Leonard

Church of England Diocese: Southwark

Tagged with: Architectural structure

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Waterworks Pumping
TQ 2971 33/308
TQ 2970 38/308


Late C19 building of stock brick with dressings of red brick and stone and slated
or copper roofs. Elaborate design. Main body of building circular under shallow
slated dome. A raised glazed drum supports a smaller copper dome above. To
the south a 2-storey square tower with a tall copper dome on slated squinches,
and angle turrets. At either end are apsidal projections with half-domes.
To the north a lower arcaded link to small rectangular building. Around main
building, 3-light casement windows, with fancy glazing, alternate with flat
buttresses, upon a plinth of dark bricks. Tower section has 2 large ground
floor windows and 5 narrow windows grouped above.

Listing NGR: TQ2955871000

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