WATER TOWER AT FORMER BR WORKS

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1151432
Date first listed:
08-Apr-1988
Statutory Address:
WATER TOWER AT FORMER BR WORKS, NORTH BRIDGE ROAD

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Location

Statutory Address:
WATER TOWER AT FORMER BR WORKS, NORTH BRIDGE ROAD

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

District:
Doncaster (Metropolitan Authority)
National Grid Reference:
SE 56977 03495

Details

TOWN OF DONCASTER NORTH BRIDGE ROAD SE 50 SE (west side) Water tower at 3/74 former BR Works 8.4.88

GV II

Water tower, incorporating living accommodation. c1860 for Great Northern Railway. Red brick with dark red brick, yellow brick and stone dressings, rivetted iron tank to roof. Three storeys plus tank, 4 bays by 2 bays. Plinth. Full height semi-circular headed recessed to each bay with dark red brick arches. North elevation has partly blocked ground floor openings below segmental arches, 3 to left now with inserted doors. Wide yellow brick first floor band within the recesses. First and second floors with similar band between and both with small paned sashes below segmental arches and with stone sills. Elaborate corbelled and dentilled yellow and red brick cornice with plain tank about surmounted by later pitched roof. East and west elevations have similar full height recesses. East elevation has similar fenestration to north elevation but west elevation has doors to ground floor with tall narrow semi-circular headed recesses above and blind circular opening to top, all set within full height recesses. Central narrow recesses have sashes below segmental arches within. Interior has living accommodation to lower floors and a full height well with metal shafts for pumping equipment.

Listing NGR: SE5697703495

Legacy

The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System number:
335070
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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Date: 05 Aug 2005
Reference: IOE01/14573/10
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr W. Robin Hodges. Source Historic England Archive
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