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:
    North East and 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