This information is taken from the statutory List as it was in 2001 and may not be up to date.
SU 94SE BUSBRIDGE C.P. MUNSTEAD HEATH ROAD
4/111 Water Tower 3/8/77 II
Water Tower. Late C19. Red brick with stone aprons to windows and plat band.
Octagonal, approximately 120 feet high. Massive plinth with corbelled offset to top shaft of tower battering inwards above. Massive multi-eaves bands to projecting top stage with brick dentils and string course to base of pierced parapet. Five rectangular openings to each face except one in parapet stage.
Three further openings over single central opening in most faces of the tower shaft. Main body of the tower has two windows with stone lintels and aprons to upper stage of most faces. Alternate faces have two round arched windows with gauged brick heads at one and two-thirds height, alternating with facing. Single storey central window under, in plinth, on east and west faces. Double doors to north with lambs-tongue stops to splayed jambs. Massive circular stair turret to east face on enormous label bracket with spherical stop.
Listing NGR: SU9870642745
© Mr Keith Olding. Source: Historic England Archive
This photograph was taken for the Images of England project
People & Organisations
Photographer: Olding, Keith
Rights Holder: Olding, Keith
Brick, Stone, Victorian Water Tower, Water Supply And Drainage, Water Storage Site
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