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Latitude: 55.8516 / 55°51'5"N
Longitude: -4.2778 / 4°16'40"W
OS Eastings: 257501
OS Northings: 664393
OS Grid: NS575643
Mapcode National: GBR 0FQ.X3
Mapcode Global: WH3P8.856X
Entry Name: 17 Milnpark Street with Elevation to Seaward Street, Kinning Park Pumping Station
Listing Date: 17 June 1986
Source: Historic Scotland
Source ID: 377286
Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB33537
Building Class: Cultural
Electoral Ward: Govan
Traditional County: Renfrewshire
D and A Home Morton, civil engineers 1909-10, with W C Easton
1907-9, resident engineer responsible for substructure.
Tall 1-storey 5-by 1-bay terracotta brick pumphouse with
stone cills and string course. Large ground floor windows,
arched with mullions and transoms, 36 panes, divided by brick
piers. W bay fronting workshop has original wooden door.
Stone string course, upper semi-circular mullioned windows,
also lighting the pumps. Curvilinear parapet with stone
dressings. E gable has ventilation oculus; roof glazed and
slated with ridge ventilators.
Interior enamelled white brick with blue course. 1-storey
brick office with blocked door to Seaward Street, 2 doors and
3 windows to yard. Slate roof. Brick boiler house with slate
roof and louvred ridge ventilator at right angles to pump
The Pumping Station for the Shieldhall sewage works complex.
The substructure took 2 years due to difficulties with
strata. Held 2 vertical marine steam engines and 2 pumps, now
replaced by electric pumps.
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