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Water Tower, 200 Metres South West of Elveden Hall

A Grade II* Listed Building in Elveden, Suffolk

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Latitude: 52.3842 / 52°23'3"N

Longitude: 0.6767 / 0°40'36"E

OS Eastings: 582262

OS Northings: 279612

OS Grid: TL822796

Mapcode National: GBR QC6.HX2

Mapcode Global: VHJG2.PB2M

Entry Name: Water Tower, 200 Metres South West of Elveden Hall

Listing Date: 16 October 1984

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1192866

English Heritage Legacy ID: 275759

Location: Elveden, Forest Heath, Suffolk, IP24

County: Suffolk

District: Forest Heath

Civil Parish: Elveden

Traditional County: Suffolk

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Suffolk

Church of England Parish: Elveden St Andrew and St Patrick

Church of England Diocese: St.Edmundsbury and Ipswich

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Listing Text


2/18 Water tower, 200 metres
- south west of Elveden Hall

- II*

Water-tower, 1895 on plaque. About 20 metres high, square on plan. Eclectic
in style, but with mainly Baroque details. Red brick, with limestone dressings
at the upper levels. Battered base and 4 further stages, of which the 4th is
dominant. The 3rd stage has flush horizontal bands of limestone ashlar, and
the 4th stage has dressings strongly expressed in limestone. Windows in the
Baroque manner; limestone architraves with keystones and moulded cornices. At
the 4th stage is a large central window on each face, with a balustraded
balcony on stone brackets; flanking flat pilasters support a moulded cornice
and arcaded parapets with central Flemish gables. The doorway at the base has
a semi-circular brick arch of several orders, with deeply recessed framed and
boarded doors. Copper-covered cupola roof with weather-vane finial. Included
as Grade II* because an exceptionally elaborate and imposing example of a
Victorian estate water-tower.

Listing NGR: TL8226279612

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

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