SK5640 : Nottingham - NG1

taken 9 years ago, near to Nottingham, Great Britain

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Nottingham - NG1
Nottingham - NG1
The former Park Waterworks complex (a.k.a. The Sion Hill Waterworks) on the northeast side of The Ropewalk. This building was constructed in Early English style in 1850 while Thomas Hawksley (1807-93), of Arnold) was Nottingham Waterworks Company's engineer. It was decommissioned in 1880 when it was found that its water supply was contaminated by water draining from the General Cemetery on Derby Road. Records show that a windmill occupied this site until about 1832. A large part of this building, that has now been adapted for commercial purposes, is currently un-let. Derby Road appears on the horizon.
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SK5640, 712 images   (more nearby search)
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Date Taken
Saturday, 5 May, 2012   (more nearby)
Submitted
Tuesday, 8 May, 2012
Geographical Context
Historic sites and artefacts  Business, Retail, Services  Suburb, Urban fringe  Roads, Road transport 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SK 5650 4004 [10m precision]
WGS84: 52:57.2861N 1:9.6267W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SK 5651 4002
View Direction
North-northwest (about 337 degrees)
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Former Pumping Station 

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