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List Entry Summary

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


List entry Number: 1205709



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

County: Essex

District: Uttlesford

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Saffron Walden

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 31-Oct-1994

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 370517

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


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

Selected Sources

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

National Grid Reference: TL 53883 37659


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