WATER TANK BUILDING AND 2 WATER COLUNNS AT HALTWHISTLE RAILWAY STATION

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1156353
Date first listed:
22-Aug-1973
Statutory Address:
WATER TANK BUILDING AND 2 WATER COLUNNS AT HALTWHISTLE RAILWAY STATION, STATION ROAD

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Location

Statutory Address:
WATER TANK BUILDING AND 2 WATER COLUNNS AT HALTWHISTLE RAILWAY STATION, STATION ROAD

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

District:
Northumberland (Unitary Authority)
Parish:
Haltwhistle
National Grid Reference:
NY 70421 63819

Details

HALTWHISTLE STATION ROAD NY 76 SW (West side, off) 16/31 Water tank building and 2 water columns 22.8.73 at Haltwhistle Railway Station II

Disused water tank building and 2 water columns. Building dated 1861, designed by Peter Tate and built by R. Wylie and Co. (see plaques on tank) for the North Eastern Railway Company. Iron water tank on stone base (red ashlar sandstone on front and right returns; dressed sandstone on rear and left return). Cast iron water columns.

Water tank building: one-storey base; 3 round arches with chamfered arch bands, on square piers with roll-moulded impost blocks. Arches with radial glazing and weather-boarded infill. 2 stepped bands above arcade. Tank made of iron plates bolted together. 7 plates on front and 5 on returns. Each plate has cross-braced ribs; central plates on all sides have oval panels with engineer's and maker's names, date and crowning sea-horse motif. Similar right return of 2 bays. Plain rear and left return.

The water columns are situated on 2 platforms to the west of the tank building. Each column has a ball finial and a counter-weighted swinging arm with a leather hose. A rare survival from the mid C19.

Listing NGR: NY7042163819

Legacy

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Legacy System number:
240765
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.

End of official listing

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Date: 28 May 2003
Reference: IOE01/09874/16
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr. W. J. Hocking. Source Historic England Archive
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