Water Tower About 40 Metres West Of The Stables

7 Aug 2002
Water Tower About 40 Metres West Of The Stables, Thornham Magna, Mid Suffolk, Suffolk
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This information is taken from the statutory List as it was in 2001 and may not be up to date.

THORNHAM MAGNA THORNHAM PARK TM 17 SW 3/85 Water Tower about 40m - west of The Stables


Water tower. Late C19. Double skin of red brick with white brick facing to upper stages. Fishscale patterned slate roof. Square on plan. Tall 4 stages and attic. A recessed boarded door at base with outer English bond brickwork, above 2 oculi with chamfered gauged brick surrounds. Left return has a recessed sash with a gauged brick flat arched head, small louvred opening above. Right return has a clock in a chamfered gauged brick surround.

Cornice to upper water tank stage with 2 vertical openings to each side, recessed patterned boarding, outer chamfers. Cogged eaves to pyramidal roof splayed out slightly at base, timber French Renaissance style dormers to each face, an open traceried octagonal belfry, leaded ogee cupola to weathervane.

Listing NGR: TM1023171818


This is part of the Series: IOE\Erbes_Edward IOE Records for Erbes, Edwards; within the Collection: IOE01 Images Of England


Copyright IoE Mr Edward Erbes. Source Historic England Archive

This photograph was taken for the Images of England project

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Photographer: Erbes, Edward

Rights Holder: Erbes, Edward


Brick, Slate, Victorian Weather Vane, Unassigned, Water Tower, Water Supply And Drainage, Water Storage Site