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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.


List entry Number: 1077031



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

County: Norfolk

District: Breckland

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Dereham

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 22-Jun-1984

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 219497

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1. 1067 DEREHAM CEMETERY ROAD (East Side) Water Tower TF 91 SE 1/104


2. Watertower. 1881. Red brick with polychrome blue and gault brick dressings in Italian Gothic style. Rectangular plan. 3 stories with hipped roof. Entrance front has battered plinth with blue brick string course. Central boarded double doors in round arched opening with dentils and alternating blue and gault brick voussoirs; pointed head to outer profile of arch. First floor with 2 angle and 2 central pilasters with dentil capitals carrying 3 arches with alternating blue and gault brick voussoirs; 3 cast iron casement windows with pointed heads in segmental arched openings. Second floor with 2 string courses and 1 cast iron casement window. Dentil cornice. Attic with 3 raised panels and machiciolated string course above. Hipped asbestos roof with wooden and glazed louvre on apex. North and south returns with 1 window to 1st and 2nd floor levels and 2 brick buttress with weathered offsets. One of two surviving town watertowers of its style and date in Norfolk. Kelly's Directory Norfolk (1916) 110.

Listing NGR: TF9914014214

Selected Sources

Books and journals
'Kellys Directory' in Norfolk, (1916), 110

National Grid Reference: TF 99140 14214


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