1. Welcome to 28DaysLater.co.uk - 28DL - The UK Urban Exploring / Urban Exploration / Urbex Forums.

    Asylums and Hospitals, High Stuff, Industrial, Leisure Sites, Residential Sites, Military Sites, Mines and Quarries, ROC Posts, Theatres and Cinemas, Draining, Underground Sites, European and International Sites, Leads, Rumours and News, Kit, Clothing, Equipment, Photography and Video sections plus a lot more.

    Please feel free to browse this website as a guest. Creating an account removes some ads, allows you to post replies, start new topics and threads, and gives you access to more features including bookmarking, live chat, messaging and notification systems.

    Create an account | Login | Request new password

Report - Stanley Dock Hydraulic/Accumulator Tower, Liverpool - September 2011.

Discussion in 'Industrial Sites' started by Ojay, Sep 10, 2011.

  1. Ojay

    Ojay Admin
    Staff Member Admin

    Joined:
    Nov 24, 2008
    Messages:
    4,848
    Likes Received:
    1,790

    Stanley Dock Hydraulic/Accumulator Tower, Liverpool

    Ojay/Leaf


    1.jpg


    Located to the west of north warehouse the now derelict hydraulic tower built in 1848 and now Grade II listed stands

    Constructed from rubble-granite blocks, a tall octagonal tower with castellated top and a round chimney; with arrow slit openings housed a large accumulator

    Attached, a 5-bay pump-house with a Tudor arched entrance and windows - Here a stationary steam engine powered a pump to keep the accumulator charged

    Designed to store water under pressure, the water was then used to supply hydraulic power to capstans, lifting machinery and presses around the dock

    I have passed by here many times and never bothered to look in, so last night a flying visit for a few pics, a rushed job really so apologies for the shoddy pict0rs


    Pumphouse

    2.jpg


    Spiral Stairwell Inside Tower

    3.jpg


    Turret

    4.jpg


    Chimney/Bascule Bridge/Tobacco Warehouse

    5.jpg


    Accumulator

    6.jpg


    Outta Here - Crumbling sandstone stairwell

    7.jpg
     

    Attached Files:

    • 1.jpg
      1.jpg
      File size:
      49.6 KB
      Views:
      2
    • 2.jpg
      2.jpg
      File size:
      61.4 KB
      Views:
      2
    • 3.jpg
      3.jpg
      File size:
      75.5 KB
      Views:
      2
    • 4.jpg
      4.jpg
      File size:
      56.1 KB
      Views:
      1
    • 5.jpg
      5.jpg
      File size:
      49 KB
      Views:
      1
    • 6.jpg
      6.jpg
      File size:
      73.6 KB
      Views:
      2
    • 7.jpg
      7.jpg
      File size:
      75.8 KB
      Views:
      1
    • 1.jpg
      1.jpg
      File size:
      49.6 KB
      Views:
      1
    • 2.jpg
      2.jpg
      File size:
      61.4 KB
      Views:
      2
    • 3.jpg
      3.jpg
      File size:
      75.5 KB
      Views:
      2
    • 4.jpg
      4.jpg
      File size:
      56.1 KB
      Views:
      2
    • 5.jpg
      5.jpg
      File size:
      49 KB
      Views:
      1
    • 6.jpg
      6.jpg
      File size:
      73.6 KB
      Views:
      2
    • 7.jpg
      7.jpg
      File size:
      75.8 KB
      Views:
      2

    Remove this ad by donating or subscribing.

Draft saved Draft deleted
Loading...

Users Who Have Read This Thread (Total: 0)

Share This Page

Remove this ad by creating an account and logging in