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17 Milnpark Street with Elevation to Seaward Street, Kinning Park Pumping Station

A Category B Listed Building in Govan, Glasgow

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Coordinates

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

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 377286

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB33537

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Glasgow

County: Glasgow

Town: Glasgow

Electoral Ward: Govan

Traditional County: Renfrewshire

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Description

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
house.

Statement of Interest

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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