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6 Former Filter Beds, Water Tank and Steps at Cropston Reservoir Water Works, Bradgate Road, Cropston (Grade II)

Geo: 52.6953, -1.1864
Date ListedThu 15th March, 1984
CategoryStatutory Listed Building
AddressNo. 6 Former Filter Beds Bradgate Road Cropston LE7 7GB
GradeGrade II
Grid ReferenceSK5508611159
LBS189164
Volume, Map, Item286, 4, 108
ParishCropston
WardRothley & Thurcaston
DescriptionSix former filter beds, water tank and steps of 1870. By J B Everard of Leicester. Granite and slate rubble stone lining walls, stone edges, cast iron railings to tank and stone steps. Flights of steps with side parapets and piers with tops lead down southwards from 1870 pumping house to six filter beds of elongated octagonal plan. Four are placed round central covered octagonal sunken draw-off tank, the other two to south. The tank balustrade is of cast iron in Tudor style with spear head finials and piers with ball finials. Complex stands in park like setting with choice trees and shrubs.

The description above describes the salient features of the building as it was at the date of listing. It is given in order to aid identification; it is not intended to be either comprehensive or exclusive.

Statutory Listing covers all parts of the property and its curtilage, ie all internal and external elements whether described or not.

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