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Water Tower

A Grade II Listed Building in Tilehurst, Reading

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Latitude: 51.4593 / 51°27'33"N

Longitude: -1.0335 / 1°2'0"W

OS Eastings: 467245

OS Northings: 173808

OS Grid: SU672738

Mapcode National: GBR Q5D.0B

Mapcode Global: VHDWS.1LH5

Entry Name: Water Tower

Listing Date: 10 April 1990

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1113623

English Heritage Legacy ID: 39282

Location: Reading, RG30

County: Reading

Electoral Ward/Division: Tilehurst

Built-Up Area: Reading

Traditional County: Berkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Berkshire

Church of England Parish: Tilehurst St Michael

Church of England Diocese: Oxford

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Listing Text

The following building shall be added to the list:-

SU 67 SE (south side, off)
Water Tower
Water tower, now storage. Late C19. Red brick in English bond. Circular
plan. 3 stages, each with semi-circular header blind arcading, punctuated
alternately with sash windows with glazing bars and semi-circular heads set in
orange brick surrounds. Each stage has a moulded brick string course. The top
stage has circular windows with glazing bars in groups of 3 with small opening
lights in centre. Planked entrance door with semi-circular head and flat canopy
on north. Loading bay with derrick on west in first stage.

Listing NGR: SU6724573808

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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