This information is taken from the statutory List as it was in 2001 and may not be up to date.
NZ 2463 NE NEWCASTLE UPON TYNE FORTH STREET (north side) 23/246 Water tower south of Central Station.
G.V. II Water tower. Dated on plaque on tank NER/1891; for North Eastern Railway.
Rockfaced sandstone with ashlar dressings; iron tank. 3 storeys, 5 bays and tank on top. Flat stone lintels and slightly projecting stone sills to mullioned-and-transomed windows on ground and first floors; similar sills to round-headed second-floor windows under stone arches. Moulded cornice, Chimney stacks on returns and high corniced chimneys, square yellow pots to that at right. Tank about 2m high and of same dimensions as building.
Listing NGR: NZ2458463718
© D.S Ridley. Source: Historic England Archive
This photograph was taken for the Images of England project
People & Organisations
Photographer: Ridley, D.S
Rights Holder: Ridley, D.S
Ashlar, Iron, Sandstone, Stone, Victorian Water Tower, Water Supply And Drainage, Water Storage Site, Water Tank, Plaque, Commemorative, Commemorative Monument
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