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Latitude: 54.9681 / 54°58'5"N
Longitude: -2.4635 / 2°27'48"W
OS Eastings: 370421
OS Northings: 563819
OS Grid: NY704638
Mapcode National: GBR CB7Z.FV
Mapcode Global: WH912.4D46
Entry Name: Water Tank Building and 2 Water Colunns at Haltwhistle Railway Station
Listing Date: 22 August 1973
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1156353
English Heritage Legacy ID: 240765
Location: Haltwhistle, Northumberland, NE49
Civil Parish: Haltwhistle
Built-Up Area: Haltwhistle
Traditional County: Northumberland
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Northumberland
Church of England Parish: Haltwhistle Holy Cross
Church of England Diocese: Newcastle
HALTWHISTLE STATION ROAD
NY 76 SW
(West side, off)
16/31 Water tank building
and 2 water columns
22.8.73 at Haltwhistle
Disused water tank building and 2 water columns. Building dated 1861, designed
by Peter Tate and built by R. Wylie and Co. (see plaques on tank) for the
North Eastern Railway Company. Iron water tank on stone base (red ashlar
sandstone on front and right returns; dressed sandstone on rear and left
return). Cast iron water columns.
Water tank building: one-storey base; 3 round arches with chamfered arch bands,
on square piers with roll-moulded impost blocks. Arches with radial glazing
and weather-boarded infill. 2 stepped bands above arcade. Tank made of iron
plates bolted together. 7 plates on front and 5 on returns. Each plate has
cross-braced ribs; central plates on all sides have oval panels with engineer's
and maker's names, date and crowning sea-horse motif. Similar right return of
2 bays. Plain rear and left return.
The water columns are situated on 2 platforms to the west of the tank building.
Each column has a ball finial and a counter-weighted swinging arm with a
A rare survival from the mid C19.
Listing NGR: NY7042163819
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