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Triples engine boiler shed

Triples engine boiler shed

Details

Ownership

Thames Water/ Dowcra

Date or period

1889/91

Current Designation

None

Architectural Merit

None

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'Triples' sheds (centre)

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The 'Triples engines house and boiler were erected by engineer W.B. Bryan in 1889/91. The engines were associated with the adjacent No.1 Essex Filter Beds.The main building housed three vertical triple expansion engines made by Yates & Thom of Blackburn designed by East London Company’s engineer, W.B. Bryan, and built by Kirk & Randall.

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

The Triples boiler sheds survive intact.Parallel sheds in brick with graduated brick arches and stone cornice.

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



leabridge.org.uk December 2012
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