TQ4881 : Cathedral of sewage

near to Belvedere, Bexley, Great Britain

Cathedral of sewage
Cathedral of sewage
The large, ornate brick building at Crossness is the original pumphouse where four large steam-powered beam engines lifted half London's sewage into the Thames. Now it is treated at the extensive adjacent works but one of the old steam engines has been restored by volunteers.
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2006
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TQ4881, 116 images   (more nearby)
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Geograph
Date Taken
Saturday, 8 July, 2006   (more nearby)
Submitted
Saturday, 8 July, 2006
Geographical Context
Waste, Waste management  Historic sites and artefacts 
Former (from Tags)
Pumping Station 
Category
Sewage works   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 485 810 [100m precision]
WGS84: 51:30.5053N 0:8.3056E
Photographer Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 484 811
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Southeast (about 135 degrees)
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