SU7273 : Buildings at Blakes Lock

taken 7 years ago, near to Reading, Great Britain

Buildings at Blakes Lock
Buildings at Blakes Lock
The red brick building was the engine house of Reading's Victorian sewage pumping station LinkExternal link . The projecting far end and the black boarded buildings beyond it are now occupied by 'Bel and the Dragon' riverside restaurant LinkExternal link . The nearer part of the building still houses pumping equipment operated by Thames Water.
Two other buildings at the pumping station contain a small Riverside Museum LinkExternal link (Archive LinkExternal link ) , which moved from the main block when the site was redeveloped in the early 2000s.
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Date Taken
Tuesday, 25 May, 2010   (more nearby)
Submitted
Sunday, 27 June, 2010
Category
Pumping station (converted)   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SU 7248 7349 [10m precision]
WGS84: 51:27.3456N 0:57.4938W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SU 7250 7350
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West-southwest (about 247 degrees)
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