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Latitude: 50.8124 / 50°48'44"N
Longitude: -3.8339 / 3°50'2"W
OS Eastings: 270892
OS Northings: 103032
OS Grid: SS708030
Mapcode National: GBR L1.Y2K7
Mapcode Global: FRA 26VY.J5P
Plus Code: 9C2RR568+XC
Entry Name: Water Tower Approximately 200 Metres North West of Reeve Castle
Listing Date: 15 December 1986
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1163495
English Heritage Legacy ID: 95627
Location: Zeal Monachorum, Mid Devon, Devon, EX17
District: Mid Devon
Civil Parish: Zeal Monachorum
Traditional County: Devon
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon
Church of England Parish: Zeal Monachorum St Peter
Church of England Diocese: Exeter
Tagged with: Water tower
SS 70 SW
4/78 Water tower approximately 200
- metres north-west of Reeve Castle
Water tower. Circa 1900. Rubble and brick, roof material not known. Tall square-
section tower. The lower part is rubble with red brick quoins, the upper part is
faced with red brick with a lower band of cream-coloured brick and with an upper
dripcourse. There is a doorway on the east side and a single stair window. The
stair turret projects up onto the flat roof which is enclosed with plain iron
railings. The water was pumped into the tower by means of an iron-framed windmill
which lies on its side close by.
The water tower provided the head of water to feed the elaborate system of water
gardens, ponds, lakes and waterfall in the grounds of Reeve Castle (q.v.).
Listing NGR: SS7089203032
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