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Water Tower

A Grade II Listed Building in Dereham, Norfolk

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Latitude: 52.689 / 52°41'20"N

Longitude: 0.9451 / 0°56'42"E

OS Eastings: 599140

OS Northings: 314214

OS Grid: TF991142

Mapcode National: GBR SBJ.KQ1

Mapcode Global: WHLRY.HN7X

Entry Name: Water Tower

Listing Date: 22 June 1984

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1077031

English Heritage Legacy ID: 219497

Location: Dereham, Breckland, Norfolk, NR19

County: Norfolk

District: Breckland

Civil Parish: Dereham

Built-Up Area: Dereham

Traditional County: Norfolk

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Norfolk

Church of England Parish: East Dereham

Church of England Diocese: Norwich

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Listing Text

(East Side)
Water Tower
TF 91 SE 1/104


Watertower. 1881. Red brick with polychrome blue and gault brick dressings
in Italian Gothic style. Rectangular plan. 3 stories with hipped roof. Entrance
front has battered plinth with blue brick string course. Central boarded double
doors in round arched opening with dentils and alternating blue and gault brick
voussoirs; pointed head to outer profile of arch. First floor with 2 angle
and 2 central pilasters with dentil capitals carrying 3 arches with alternating
blue and gault brick voussoirs; 3 cast iron casement windows with pointed heads
in segmental arched openings. Second floor with 2 string courses and 1 cast
iron casement window. Dentil cornice. Attic with 3 raised panels and machiciolated
string course above. Hipped asbestos roof with wooden and glazed louvre on
apex. North and south returns with 1 window to 1st and 2nd floor levels and
2 brick buttress with weathered offsets. One of two surviving town watertowers
of its style and date in Norfolk. Kelly's Directory Norfolk (1916) 110.

Listing NGR: TF9914014214

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