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Tunnel Mouth, Stream Bed and Pipe at Cropston Reservoir Water Works, Bradgate Road, Cropston (Grade II)

Geo: 52.6950, -1.1859
Date ListedThu 15th March, 1984
CategoryStatutory Listed Building
AddressTunnel Mouth, Steam Beds and Pipe Bradgate Road Cropston LE7 7GB
GradeGrade II
Grid ReferenceSK5511911124
LBS189165
Volume, Map, Item286, 4, 109
ParishCropston
WardRothley & Thurcaston
DescriptionTunnel mouth, stream bed and draw off pipe of 1870. By J B Everard of Leicester. Slate and granite squared stone with stone dressings. They lie south of 1870 filter beds. Arched tunnel mouth in dam embankment with wall and parapet above. Crow stepped coped side embankments at right angles. Pipe emerges and rests on stone blocks in bed of stone lined stream leading away from tunnel. 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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