Pumping Station Off Barrow Road, Quorn (Locally Listed)

Geo: 52.7518, -1.1700
Date ListedThu 17th June, 2004
CategoryLocally Listed Building
AddressPumping Station Off Barrow Road Quorn LEICS
GradeLocally Listed
Grid ReferenceSK5611717454

Sewage Pumping Station serving Quorn. Dated 1903. Designed to raise sewage from a collecting well and pump it to adjacent treatment works for processing. Mellow red brick. Pitched clay tile roof with central ridge mounted louvred lantern. Upstanding gables crowned with stone copings. Circular louvred openings near apex to each gable. 9 paned casement windows within recessed openings under shallow brick arches. Recess closed by corbelled brick detail above each opening. Electrified pumps replaced the original oil fired installation in 1935.

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.