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WATER TOWER AND SUN ROOM AT WAPPINGTHORN TO THE NORTH EAST OF THE HOUSE AND TO THE NORTH WEST OF THE FARM BUILDINGS

List Entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

Name: WATER TOWER AND SUN ROOM AT WAPPINGTHORN TO THE NORTH EAST OF THE HOUSE AND TO THE NORTH WEST OF THE FARM BUILDINGS

List entry Number: 1027254

Location

WATER TOWER AND SUN ROOM AT WAPPINGTHORN TO THE NORTH EAST OF THE HOUSE AND TO THE NORTH WEST OF THE FARM BUILDINGS, HORSHAM ROAD

The building may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County: West Sussex

District: Horsham

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Steyning

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 09-May-1980

Date of most recent amendment: 21-Apr-2005

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 298760

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List entry Description

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History

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Details

STEYNING

957/13/168 HORSHAM ROAD 09-MAY-80 WATER TOWER AND SUN ROOM AT WAPPINGTHORN TO THE NORTH EAST OF THE HOUSE AND TO THE NORTH WEST OF THE FARM BUILDINGS

GV II

Ornamental water tower with sun room above. Circa 1930. Designed by Maxwell Ayrton for Sir Arthur Howard. built of exposed reinforced concrete in two feet six inch lifts, all exposed concrete bush hammered with copper roof. Tapering tower of four stagesd with polygonal roof and a five feet wide concrete external staircase. The two lower stages have pointed arched windows, the next stage includes the water tower and the top stage has a sun room with large casement windows to take advantage of both sun and views.

A most unusual concrete combined water tower and sun room by a notable practitioner of concrete used architecturally rather than just structurally and one of a series of pioneering concrete buildings built on the estate.

[Article by J Gilchrist Wilson in "Concrete Quarterly" Oct-Dec. 1964.]

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National Grid Reference: TQ 16939 13670

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