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Water Tower

A Grade II Listed Building in Central, Swindon

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Latitude: 51.5616 / 51°33'41"N

Longitude: -1.7935 / 1°47'36"W

OS Eastings: 414413

OS Northings: 184764

OS Grid: SU144847

Mapcode National: GBR YPF.MM

Mapcode Global: VHB3L.V0QQ

Plus Code: 9C3WH664+JJ

Entry Name: Water Tower

Listing Date: 23 April 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1198186

English Heritage Legacy ID: 318678

Location: Central Swindon, Swindon, SN1

County: Swindon

Electoral Ward/Division: Central

Built-Up Area: Swindon

Traditional County: Wiltshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Wiltshire

Church of England Parish: Swindon New Town

Church of England Diocese: Bristol

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Description

BRISTOL STREET
SU 1484 NW SWINDON
(north side)
5/18 Water Tower
II

Water tower for Great Western Works. 1870. Cast iron. Round
storey stanchions. 3 bays by 3 bays, in 4 lifts, all diagonally
braced and with cast iron girders with interlaced circles at each
lift. Central bay on plan with timber faced shaft. Grillage
platform for water tanks at top, the tanks a replacement of 1979-
80. The water tower forms an important landmark.


Listing NGR: SU1441384764

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