WATER TOWER

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1110622

Date first listed: 08-May-1975

Statutory Address: WATER TOWER, BRIDPORT ROAD

Map

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Location

Statutory Address: WATER TOWER, BRIDPORT ROAD

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

County: Dorset

District: West Dorset (District Authority)

Parish: Dorchester

National Grid Reference: SY 68383 90602

Summary

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Reasons for Designation

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History

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Details

BRIDPORT ROAD 1. 5191 (North side) Water Tower SY 6890 3/282 II 2. 1880, octagonal, brick-built, water tower pierced on each facet by a tall narrow arch almost to parapet level. Decorative string courses at base, arch-spring level and parapet top, ornamental keystones to arches and mock machicolated parapet. Octagonal central staircase tower, also of red brick, houses central supply pipe. Round metal water tank superimposed with octagonal cover secured by railings from parapet. The tower is still in use.

Listing NGR: SY6838390602

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 104215

Legacy System: LBS

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