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Water Tower

A Grade II Listed Building in Saffron Walden, Essex

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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

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1205709

English Heritage Legacy ID: 370517

Location: Saffron Walden, Uttlesford, Essex, CB11

County: Essex

Civil Parish: Saffron Walden

Built-Up Area: Saffron Walden

Traditional County: Essex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Essex

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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:
1980-: FIG.73).

Listing NGR: TL5388337659

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