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Water Tower at Former Br Works

A Grade II Listed Building in Town, Doncaster

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Latitude: 53.525 / 53°31'30"N

Longitude: -1.142 / 1°8'31"W

OS Eastings: 456977

OS Northings: 403495

OS Grid: SE569034

Mapcode National: GBR NWGP.K3

Mapcode Global: WHDD2.FNFH

Entry Name: Water Tower at Former Br Works

Listing Date: 8 April 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1151432

English Heritage Legacy ID: 335070

Location: Doncaster, DN4

County: Doncaster

Electoral Ward/Division: Town

Built-Up Area: Doncaster

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): South Yorkshire

Church of England Parish: Doncaster St Jude Hexthorpe

Church of England Diocese: Sheffield

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Listing Text

SE 50 SE (west side)

Water tower at
3/74 former BR Works


Water tower, incorporating living accommodation. c1860 for Great Northern
Railway. Red brick with dark red brick, yellow brick and stone dressings,
rivetted iron tank to roof. Three storeys plus tank, 4 bays by 2 bays. Plinth.
Full height semi-circular headed recessed to each bay with dark red brick arches.
North elevation has partly blocked ground floor openings below segmental arches,
3 to left now with inserted doors. Wide yellow brick first floor band within
the recesses. First and second floors with similar band between and both with
small paned sashes below segmental arches and with stone sills. Elaborate
corbelled and dentilled yellow and red brick cornice with plain tank about
surmounted by later pitched roof. East and west elevations have similar full
height recesses. East elevation has similar fenestration to north elevation
but west elevation has doors to ground floor with tall narrow semi-circular
headed recesses above and blind circular opening to top, all set within full
height recesses. Central narrow recesses have sashes below segmental arches
within. Interior has living accommodation to lower floors and a full height
well with metal shafts for pumping equipment.

Listing NGR: SE5697703495

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

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