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Water Tower of St Francis' Hospital

A Grade II Listed Building in Haywards Heath, West Sussex

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Latitude: 50.9915 / 50°59'29"N

Longitude: -0.0926 / 0°5'33"W

OS Eastings: 533962

OS Northings: 123077

OS Grid: TQ339230

Mapcode National: GBR KND.MG5

Mapcode Global: FRA B6PH.9S1

Plus Code: 9C2XXWR4+JX

Entry Name: Water Tower of St Francis' Hospital

Listing Date: 11 October 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1025506

English Heritage Legacy ID: 303026

ID on this website: 101025506

Location: Haywards Heath, Mid Sussex, RH16

County: West Sussex

District: Mid Sussex

Town: Mid Sussex

Civil Parish: Haywards Heath

Built-Up Area: Haywards Heath

Traditional County: Sussex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): West Sussex

Church of England Parish: Wivelsfield St Peter and St John the Baptist

Church of England Diocese: Chichester

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Water Tower of St Francis' Hospital


Water tower. 1859 by H E Kendall junior forming part of Lunatic Asylum complex
(qv St Francis' Hospital). Yellow brick with red brick decoration, roof concealed
by elaborate parapet. Square plan of 6 storeys with elongated domed bastizans
to top storey and suggestion of battlements between. Most storeys have 2 round-
headed windows with casement windows, except for the 4th storey which has
rectangular openings and the windows are outlined by brick impost bands. An
elaborate treatment for a functional building and in the same style as the hospital.

Listing NGR: TQ3396223077

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