WATER TOWER 260M WEST OF ST ANTONY'S CONVENT, LEWESTON

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1119171
Date first listed:
08-Oct-1986
Statutory Address:
WATER TOWER 260M WEST OF ST ANTONY'S CONVENT, LEWESTON

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Location

Statutory Address:
WATER TOWER 260M WEST OF ST ANTONY'S CONVENT, LEWESTON

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

County:
Dorset
District:
West Dorset (District Authority)
Parish:
Lillington
National Grid Reference:
ST 63348 12357

Details

LILLINGTON ST 61 SW -

2/69 Water Tower 260m west of Saint Antony's Convent, Leweston (q.v.)

- II

Water tower. c1930, architect probably Maxwell Ayston for Leweston Manor (q.v. Leweston CP) but now in separate ownership. Concrete structure with conical copper roof. Octagonal on plan with angle pilasters. Vertical profile slightly convex. Doorway at ground level with polygonal arch. 3 tiers of narrow slit windows diminishing in height towards top of the tower. Top stage an open viewing platform. External timber winding stair. Interesting example of Art Deco design.

Listing NGR: ST6334812357

Legacy

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Legacy System number:
106090
Legacy System:
LBS

Legal

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

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