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Hallgates Filter Station, Roecliffe Road, Newtown Linford (Locally Listed)

Geo: 52.7005, -1.2070
Date ListedThu 17th June, 2004
CategoryLocally Listed Building
AddressHallgates Filter Station Roecliffe Road Newtown Linford LE12 8TN
GradeLocally Listed
Grid ReferenceSK5368511722
DescriptionWater supply processing building. Originally commissioned for City of Leicester Waterworks, now operated by Severn Trent. Built 1920, (confirmed by plaque above entrance door). Quite severe stripped neoclassical styling, almost Art Deco in character but too early. Red brick with banded red and blue brick piers, quoins and window surrounds. Blue brick bands generally 3 courses wide and expressed. Slate pitched roof with single stubby stack on right hand gable (NW). Single storey and rectangular on plan. Tall 12 paned fixed windows with central ventilation louvre panels appear recent. Plain banded brick corbels project from piers framing entrance door. Entrance approached by a staircase of 12 risers.

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.

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