Water Tower

Date:
11 Sep 2000
Location:
Water Tower, Munstead Heath Road, Busbridge, Waverley, Surrey, GU8 4AR
Reference:
IOE01/02383/18
Type:
Photograph (Digital)

Description

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

Content

This is part of the Series: IOE01/1493 IOE Records taken by Keith Olding; within the Collection: IOE01 Images Of England

Rights

© 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

Keywords

Brick, Stone, Victorian Water Tower, Water Supply And Drainage, Water Storage Site

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