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Engine House

A Grade II Listed Building in Poplar, Warwickshire

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Latitude: 52.4583 / 52°27'29"N

Longitude: -1.4686 / 1°28'6"W

OS Eastings: 436207

OS Northings: 284618

OS Grid: SP362846

Mapcode National: GBR HQ1.GS

Mapcode Global: VHBWS.HGHT

Plus Code: 9C4WFG5J+8H

Entry Name: Engine House

Listing Date: 11 February 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1365077

English Heritage Legacy ID: 308617

Location: Poplar, Nuneaton and Bedworth, Warwickshire, CV6

County: Warwickshire

District: Nuneaton and Bedworth

Electoral Ward/Division: Poplar

Parish: Non Civil Parish

Built-Up Area: Coventry

Traditional County: Warwickshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Warwickshire

Church of England Parish: Longford St Thomas

Church of England Diocese: Coventry

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SP38SE (North-west side)
Hawkesbury Junction
8/75 Engine House

Canal engine house. c.1837. Possibly by John Sinclair, engineer to the Coventry
Canal Company. English bond blue brick with dentil cornice. Late C20 plain-tile
shallow-hipped roof. 3 storeys; 2-window range to canal. Right bay projects very
slightly, but cornice is unbroken. Round-arched openings throughout. Windows are
all-blocked, mostly late C20, except for right bay on top floor. Return sides
have blocked top-floor windows. Left return side has doorway. Right return side
has large blocked opening, Tall tapering octagonal chimney attached to rear
corner has moulded brick cornice. To rear are fragments of a single-storey range
demolished late C20. The building formerly housed a Newcomen pumping engine used
to maintain the canal level.
(Bouches, C.T.G.: Trans. of the Newcomer Society: Vol XXXV, 1962-63, pp59-66)

Listing NGR: SP3620784618

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