Dame Mary Bolle's water tower including water wheel housing and overflow channel, Heath Common, Warmfield cum Heath - Wakefield

Dating to C17, this five-stage, square water tower was originally associated with the now demolished Heath Old Hall. Some high-level repairs were carried out in 1980s but low-level masonry and interior are in poor condition.

Dame Mary Bolle's water tower including water wheel housing and overflow channel, Heath Common, Warmfield cum Heath - Wakefield
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Site Details

  • Designated Site Name: DAME MARY BOLLE's WATER TOWER INCLUDING WATER WHEEL HOUSING AND OVERFLOW CHANNEL
  • Heritage Category: Listed Building grade II*
  • List Entry Number: 1200499
  • Local Planning Authority: Wakefield
  • Site Type: Industrial > Water regulation installation

Location

  • Building Name: Dame Mary Bolle's water tower including water wheel housing and overflow channel
  • County: West Yorkshire
  • District / Borough: Wakefield
  • Parish: Warmfield cum Heath
  • Parliamentary Constituency: Normanton, Pontefract and Castleford
  • Region: Yorkshire

Assessment Information

  • Assessment Type: Building or structure
  • Condition: Poor
  • Occupancy / Use: Vacant/not in use
  • Priority: C - Slow decay; no solution agreed
  • Previous Priority: C
  • Ownership: Private

Contact Details

Nicola Brown 01904 601985

Next steps

Read more about this historic site on the National Heritage List for England