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Water Tower Approximately 200 Metres North West of Reeve Castle

A Grade II Listed Building in Zeal Monachorum, Devon

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Coordinates

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

Entry Name: Water Tower Approximately 200 Metres North West of Reeve Castle

Listing Date: 15 December 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1163495

English Heritage Legacy ID: 95627

Location: Zeal Monachorum, Mid Devon, Devon, EX17

County: Devon

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

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Listing Text

ZEAL MONACHORUM
SS 70 SW
4/78 Water tower approximately 200
- metres north-west of Reeve Castle
GV II

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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