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© Mr Gordon Furness

IoE Number: 72186
Location: STRAINING WALL AND VALVE HOUSE,
  ST JOHNS CASTLERIGG AND WYTHBURN, ALLERDALE, CUMBRIA
Photographer: Mr Gordon Furness
Date Photographed: 26 July 2002
Date listed: 08 August 1985
Date of last amendment: 08 August 1985
Grade II

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NY 31 SW ST JOHNS CASTLERIGG & WYTHBURNTHIRLMERE21/101Straining wall andValve House

NY 31 SW ST JOHNS CASTLERIGG & WYTHBURN THIRLMERE 21/101 Straining wall and Valve House II Straining wall and valve house for Thirlmere Reservoir. 1885-1894 by G.H. Hill (engineer), for Manchester Corporation Waterworks Committee. Coursed slate nibble walls, with red sandstone dressings and battlemented parapets. Circular tower with lower double rectangular valve house structures, forming overall V-shape. Mock castle-like building with plain openings and slit vents.

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