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Title: Ballyboden Waterworks, Stocking Lane, Ballyboden, South Dublin County
Authors: National Inventory of Architectural Heritage
Keywords: Reservoir and water treatment works
Glenasmole Reservoir
Stone-lined reservoir
single-storey coursed rubble granite valve buildings
sand filtration beds
casement windows
glass block sidelights
Victorian engineering
Richard Hassard
Issue Date: 1-Jan-2002
Publisher: Department of the Environment, Heritage and Local Government
Description: Reservoir and water treatment works, established 1883, taking water from the Glenasmole Reservoirs upstream. Stone-lined reservoir and single-storey coursed rubble granite valve buildings, formerly supplied by sand filtration beds, now decommissioned but in-situ, including sluices. Replaced by rapid gravity filtration plant, c.1955, with associated two-storey flat-roofed building. Smooth rendered walls, casement windows and glazed timber door having glass block sidelights and decorative roundel above. Retains some interior features.
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