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Water Tower

A Grade II Listed Building in Hereford, County of Herefordshire

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Latitude: 52.0518 / 52°3'6"N

Longitude: -2.7362 / 2°44'10"W

OS Eastings: 349611

OS Northings: 239520

OS Grid: SO496395

Mapcode National: GBR FK.DV74

Mapcode Global: VH85N.JPBG

Entry Name: Water Tower

Listing Date: 13 February 1991

Last Amended: 27 July 1994

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1196798

English Heritage Legacy ID: 372257

Location: Hereford, County of Herefordshire, HR4

County: County of Herefordshire

Civil Parish: Hereford

Built-Up Area: Hereford

Traditional County: Herefordshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Herefordshire

Church of England Parish: Hereford St Nicholas

Church of England Diocese: Hereford

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Listing Text


683-1/10/80 (South side (off))
13/02/91 Water Tower
(Formerly Listed as:
Broomy Hill Water Tower)


Water tower. Later C19. Polychrome brick; ashlar and coursed
rubble; lead(?) roof. 5 storeys and tank. Stone rubble base
has 2 fanlight headed casements, under polychrome brick
semicircular arches with ashlar springers and keyblocks; plank
door, and ashlar semicircular arch; battered ashlar plinth;
left (east) returned side has similar double doors, with
inserted C20 casement. North and south fronts have 3 tiers of
paired windows, each with polychrome semicircular brick arches
and central brick mullion; ashlar pilasters; cornice;
semicircular polychrome arches containing herringbone panels;
yellow brick tank-storey with machicolation and eaves-cornice;
arcaded parapet. East and west fronts have single tier of
similar windows, without central pediment.

Listing NGR: SO4961139520

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

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