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Water Tower, 50 Metres West of Orwell Park School

A Grade II Listed Building in Nacton, Suffolk

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Latitude: 52.0103 / 52°0'37"N

Longitude: 1.2283 / 1°13'41"E

OS Eastings: 621646

OS Northings: 239572

OS Grid: TM216395

Mapcode National: GBR VPP.Z7B

Mapcode Global: VHLC1.7QPS

Entry Name: Water Tower, 50 Metres West of Orwell Park School

Listing Date: 20 May 1985

Last Amended: 16 September 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1030425

English Heritage Legacy ID: 286187

Location: Nacton, Suffolk Coastal, Suffolk, IP10

County: Suffolk

District: Suffolk Coastal

Civil Parish: Nacton

Traditional County: Suffolk

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Suffolk

Church of England Parish: Nacton

Church of England Diocese: St.Edmundsbury and Ipswich

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Listing Text

In the entry for NACTON ORWELL PARK
Water tower, 50 metres
west of Orwell Park House

the address shall be amended to read ORWELL PARK

Water tower, 50 metres
west of Orwell Park School



5/21 Water tower, 50 metres
- west of Orwell Park House

- II

Water tower, c.1873. Supplying water for domestic use at Orwell Park. 4
stages, about 20 metres high. Red brick with dressings of limestone. The
base stage has banded rusticated brickwork, and at the corners angle
buttresses, each having a limestone urn finial. On each face of the 2nd stage
are paired blind windows with semicircular heads, and at the corners less
prominent angle buttresses with fleur-de-lys finials. The 3rd stage has
smaller paired windows and shallow clasping-buttresses. The 4th stage has a
large single window with balustruding beneath. The parapets have a moulded
and dentilled cornice, and open balustrading with obelisk finials on corner

Listing NGR: TM2164639572

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