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Latitude: 52.016 / 52°0'57"N
Longitude: 0.241 / 0°14'27"E
OS Eastings: 553883
OS Northings: 237659
OS Grid: TL538376
Mapcode National: GBR MC3.FS2
Mapcode Global: VHHL4.4L8C
Plus Code: 9F42268R+CC
Entry Name: Water Tower
Listing Date: 31 October 1994
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1205709
English Heritage Legacy ID: 370517
Location: Saffron Walden, Uttlesford, Essex, CB11
Civil Parish: Saffron Walden
Built-Up Area: Saffron Walden
Traditional County: Essex
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Essex
TL53NW DEBDEN ROAD
669-1/3/135 Water Tower
Water tower. 1913. Architect AH Forbes, Borough Surveyor. Red
brick. Approx 8m square, 28m high. Stepped plinth with round
arched doorway and foundation plaque on W side. Upper tank
stage has clasping pilasters and supporting cornice with 3
blind depressed arched recesses with splayed sills on each
face. Motif continued down to plinth through 3 stages, the
recesses becoming progressively longer but shallower. The
tower was constructed by J Custerson, local builder and a
photograph of it under construction exists.
(Stacey HC: Saffron Walden in Old Photographs: Saffron Walden:
Listing NGR: TL5388337659
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