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Water Tower at Flaybrick Reservoir

A Grade II Listed Building in Claughton, Wirral

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Latitude: 53.3932 / 53°23'35"N

Longitude: -3.0631 / 3°3'47"W

OS Eastings: 329401

OS Northings: 389008

OS Grid: SJ294890

Mapcode National: GBR 7Y16.NC

Mapcode Global: WH761.XZK3

Entry Name: Water Tower at Flaybrick Reservoir

Listing Date: 28 March 1974

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1201596

English Heritage Legacy ID: 389132

Location: Wirral, CH43

County: Wirral

Electoral Ward/Division: Claughton

Built-Up Area: Birkenhead

Traditional County: Cheshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Merseyside

Church of England Parish: Bidston St Oswald

Church of England Diocese: Chester

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Listing Text


789-1/3/27 (East side)
28/03/74 Water Tower at Flaybrick Reservoir


Water tower. 1860-65. Coursed and squared sandstone, capped by
iron tank. Cylindrical tower of 2 storeys, divided by Doric
pilasters to ground floor, engaged columns above. Doorway
facing west, ground floor windows with some blind window
spaces, and cornice over. Square chamber adjoins to right, 4
bays with round-headed windows and blind arcading in west
elevation. Pilasters and blocking course.
(The Buildings of England: Pevsner N and Hubbard E: Cheshire:
Harmondsworth: 1971-).

Listing NGR: SJ2940189008

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