Number 1 Pumping Station (Building Number 2/201)

Quick Facts

Go Historic ID
691807
Names
Number 1 Pumping Station (Building Number 2/201)
Coordinates
50.8049880° N, 1.1019820° W
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Listed on
Grade II listed building
listed building (England)

Location Map

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Timeline

13 Aug 1999

Number 1 Pumping Station (Building Number 2/201) designated a Grade II listed building

National Heritage List for England Data

Number 1 Pumping Station (Building Number 2/201) is listed on the National Heritage List for England with the following data. Some information may have become outdated since the date of listing. Text courtesy of Historic England. © Crown Copyright, reprinted under the Open Government License.

List Entry ID
1272260
Grade
II
Name
NUMBER 1 PUMPING STATION (BUILDING NUMBER 2/201)
Location
NUMBER 1 PUMPING STATION (BUILDING NUMBER 2/201), ALDRICH ROAD
District
City of Portsmouth
Grid Reference
SU 63374 00987

SU 6300 NW ALDRICH ROAD (West side) HM Naval Base 774-1/29/183 No 1 Pumping Station (Building No. 2/201)

GV II

Dock pumping station. Completed 1878. Part of scheme drawn up by Colonel Sir Andrew Clarke (Royal Engineers) and supervised by H Wood, J MacDonell and Charles Colson. Red brick in Flemish bond with blue brick bands and dressings of gauged red brick and ashlar. Corrugated sheet roof. EXTERIOR: main engine house has 6-bay north elevation expressed as 2 storeys. Small addition of 2 x 3 bays at right-hand (north-west) corner; lower full-depth parallel range with chimney on left (east) side, partially masked by mid-Iate C20 addition; boiler house range across rear (south side). North elevation: 1:4:1 bays with broad, banded end- pilasters. Recessed courses of blue brick. Chamfered ashlar plinth band. segmental-arched pedestrian entrance with board door to left bay. On ground floor, tall round-arched windows with metal glazing bars and ashlar arches, the intradoses with blue brick dentils. Ground floor cornice and 1st-floor band frame recessed panels with blue brick edging. On 1st floor, recessed panels with stepped and cogged heads enclosing oculi with ashlar architraves. Cornice below parapet. End pilasters on ground floor have short round-arched windows with voussoirs; decorative pierced ashlar panels between ground-floor cornice and 1st- floor band, and segmental-arched windows. On left, lower range has 31unettes and ridge louvre to hipped, glazed roof...

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Bibliography

  1. “NUMBER 1 PUMPING STATION (BUILDING NUMBER 2/201).” The National Heritage List for England. Web. Accessed 8 Oct. 2013. <https://historicengland.org.uk/listing/the-list/list-entry/1272260>