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Water Tower to South East of Hexham Railway Station

A Grade II Listed Building in Hexham, Northumberland

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Latitude: 54.9729 / 54°58'22"N

Longitude: -2.0943 / 2°5'39"W

OS Eastings: 394063

OS Northings: 564261

OS Grid: NY940642

Mapcode National: GBR FBTY.D4

Mapcode Global: WHB2C.S8XJ

Plus Code: 9C6VXWF4+57

Entry Name: Water Tower to South East of Hexham Railway Station

Listing Date: 22 February 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1042521

English Heritage Legacy ID: 239244

Location: Hexham, Northumberland, NE46

County: Northumberland

Civil Parish: Hexham

Built-Up Area: Hexham

Traditional County: Northumberland

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Northumberland

Church of England Parish: Hexham

Church of England Diocese: Newcastle

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5344 Water tower to south-
NY 9464 10/403 east of Hexham Railway



Water tower, 1850s by Peter Tate. Coursed, tooled sandstone base, galvanised iron
tank, replacing the original cast iron tank. Classical style. Stone base
1 1/2 storeys, 2 x 3 bays. South front has 2 keyed moulded arches, with moulded
inposts between square angle piers with higher capitals. Moulded cornice. The
half-storey, of large main sandstone blocks, was a later heightening. 3-bay side
elevations, and 2-bay rear, are plainer with tooled and margined pilasters with
moulded capitals. All elevations have openings now filled with herringbone-tooled
sandstone. Panelled tank above.

Listing NGR: NY9406164264

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