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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
Entry Name: Wingham Waterworks
Listing Date: 26 November 1987
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1363294
English Heritage Legacy ID: 178303
Location: Wingham, Dover, Kent, CT3
Civil Parish: Wingham
Traditional County: Kent
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Kent
TR 25 NW WINGHAM ADISHAM ROAD
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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