WATER TOWER

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1205709
Date first listed:
31-Oct-1994
Statutory Address:
WATER TOWER, DEBDEN ROAD

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Location

Statutory Address:
WATER TOWER, DEBDEN ROAD

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

County:
Essex
District:
Uttlesford (District Authority)
Parish:
Saffron Walden
National Grid Reference:
TL 53883 37659

Details

SAFFRON WALDEN

TL53NW DEBDEN ROAD 669-1/3/135 Water Tower

II

Water tower. 1913. Architect AH Forbes, Borough Surveyor. Red brick. Approx 8m square, 28m high. Stepped plinth with round arched doorway and foundation plaque on W side. Upper tank stage has clasping pilasters and supporting cornice with 3 blind depressed arched recesses with splayed sills on each face. Motif continued down to plinth through 3 stages, the recesses becoming progressively longer but shallower. The tower was constructed by J Custerson, local builder and a photograph of it under construction exists. (Stacey HC: Saffron Walden in Old Photographs: Saffron Walden: 1980-: FIG.73).

Listing NGR: TL5388337659

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
370517
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Stacey, HC , Saffron Walden in Old Photographs, (1980)

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: 27 Aug 2001
Reference: IOE01/03739/03
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr John Stubbington. Source Historic England Archive
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