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Former Valve House, Throckley Filters

This former Valve House in Throckley, now a storage building, was built c.1870 for the Newcastle and Gateshead Water Company. It was part of the water course developed to bring water from Whittle Dene Reservoir to Throckley Filters - which was for many years, the major supply of domestic water for Tyneside. the  former Valve House is Grade II listed on the National Heritage List for England.

Throckley Historic Buildings and Monuments in Newcastle
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Northern Valve House, Throckley Filters

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FORMER VALVE HOUSE - Throckley - List Entry
- "Valve house now storage building. Circa 1870 for Newcastle and Gateshead Water Company. Snecked sandstone with pecked quoins and dressings. Welsh slate roof with lead ball and spike finial. One …

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  • Andrew Curtis on April 9, 2024, 10:04 a.m.

    This photo is of the Well House on the Throckley Aqueduct (pipeline) located west of Heddon on the Wall, near Blakeley Hill.

    The Valve House close to the former filter beds on Hexham Road, THrockley is shown here:

  • Andrew Curtis on April 9, 2024, 10:10 a.m.

    I think the correct reference of the Throckley Valve House in Historic England images is

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List number: 1024975
List grade: 2
Borough: Newcastle
Grid ref: NZ1522766933


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