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Wingham Waterworks

A Grade II Listed Building in Wingham, Kent

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Latitude: 51.253 / 51°15'10"N

Longitude: 1.213 / 1°12'46"E

OS Eastings: 624306

OS Northings: 155333

OS Grid: TR243553

Mapcode National: GBR VZZ.7JD

Mapcode Global: VHLGP.ZR4T

Plus Code: 9F337637+66

Entry Name: Wingham Waterworks

Listing Date: 26 November 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1363294

English Heritage Legacy ID: 178303

Location: Wingham, Dover, Kent, CT3

County: Kent

Civil Parish: Wingham

Traditional County: Kent

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Kent

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(east side)
4/271 Wingham


Waterworks. Built 1903-5 for Margate Corporation. Red brick and slate
roof, with rendered and stone dressings. Free Baroque and Art Nouveau
style. Main block: large single storey machine hall with plinth,
stringcourses, cornice and parapet with central ball finial. Central projectiom
with segmental pediment and vase finial. Two large mullioned and transomed
windows with gauged and keyed elliptical heads, and central double half
glazed doors in keyed and moulded semi-circular surround, with lunette
over and between them a scrolled pediment inscribed Margate Water Works.
Single storey block to left with 2 segmentally headed and keyed wooden
casements. Secondary block: to right of centre, with keyed and scrolled
lunette over large cart doors, with either side a T-shaped window
with segmental flying cornices. Similar single storey wing at end
right to that at end left. The whole has fine quality brick and stonework
and detailing, and all the fenestration exhibits Art Nouveau stained
or painted glass, mostly abstract, but with landscapes in main
block.Machinery removed, now containing electrical pumps. (See Bygone
Kent, vol 6, no.3)

Listing NGR: TR2416155819

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