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Sites with Context / principal building: Water supply and drainage

  • England , Greater London

    Features of Abbey Mills include the listed pumping station and associated buildings, as well as lodges, gates and gate piers. The historic part of the site has opened for London Open House.

  • England , Castle Carrock

    A large area of woods and water occupying about 50 hectares. The lake is a a purpose-built reservoir.

  • England , Fulbourn

    A garden associated with Fulbourn Pumping Station designed by Charles Hawksley opened in 1891. The pond was originally used to cool condensed steam from the engines. The site is now used as offices by Erdas UK.

  • England , Chorley

    Gifted to the people of Bolton by Lord Leverhulme, Lever Park has been a country park since 1904. The park, which covers about 160 hectares, includes terraced gardens with walks, water features, a Japanese garden with pool, a scale model of Liverpool Castle, and an ornate pigeon tower with a sewing room on the top floor. Much of this is in the process of restoration.

    Lever Park, Rivington Hall Lever Park, Rivington Hall

  • England , Chorley

    The gardens occupy 18 hectares, and feature terraces and a pool. There are Japanese and Italian-style gardens, a pigeon tower with a sewing room, once used by Lady Leverhulme, on the top floor. There are currently proposals for the restoration of the gardens.

    Rivington Gardens, the entrance arch Rivington Gardens, the entrance arch