Waterpoint near St. Pancras Station

[i.e., watertank for steam locomotives]

c. 1870

According to the English Heritage site that announced its restoration, "The gothic-style waterpoint, designed to complement Sir George Gilbert Scott's St Pancras Station and the adjoining Midland Grand Hotel (now St Pancras Chambers), is the only survivor of seven structures located behind the station to supply water for steam locomotives." [continued below]

Photograph 2006 by Jacqueline Banerjee; text added by George P. Landow.

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