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Triples boiler sheds

Triples boiler sheds

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Details

Ownership

Thames Water/ Dowcra

Date or period

1889/91

Current Designation

None

Architectural Merit

High

The 'Triples' engine house and boiler shedsare associated with the adjacentNo.1 Essex Filter Beds.They were erected by theEast London Company’s engineer,W.B. Bryan, andbuilt by Kirk & Randall in 1889/91.

The buildings housed three vertical triple expansion engines commissioned by Bryan and built by Yates & Thom of Blackburn.

The sheds are constructedin brick with graduated brick arches and stone cornice. They surviveintact with additions to the western end and some alterations to openings.

The main engine house has been demolished, except for a fragment of the stone plinth course which remains attached to the corner of the boiler shed.

The City of London holds copyrighted photographs of the Triples Engine House, which can behere (open a new page).

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