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Water Tower at West Park Hospital

A Grade II Listed Building in Epsom, Surrey

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Latitude: 51.339 / 51°20'20"N

Longitude: -0.3003 / 0°18'1"W

OS Eastings: 518489

OS Northings: 161366

OS Grid: TQ184613

Mapcode National: GBR 88.DYW

Mapcode Global: VHGRN.RL2V

Entry Name: Water Tower at West Park Hospital

Listing Date: 9 May 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1232481

English Heritage Legacy ID: 407848

Location: Epsom and Ewell, Surrey, KT19

County: Surrey

District: Epsom and Ewell

Town: Epsom and Ewell

Electoral Ward/Division: Stamford

Built-Up Area: Epsom

Traditional County: Surrey

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Surrey

Church of England Parish: Epsom Common Christ Church

Church of England Diocese: Guildford

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Listing Text

West Park Road
TQ 1861-1961
(West side off)
Water Tower at
West Park Hospital

Hospital water tower. Designed 1909, built 1913-21. By Clifford Smith for London
County Council. Brown brick in irregular Flemish bond with red brick dressings;
Welsh slate roof. 6 storeys, 2 x 1 bays. Narrow 8-pane sashes under flat red
brick arches with tall, narrow, keystones. Metal straps. At top, corbelled
balconies project below round-arched, small-pane glazed doors. Swept oversailing
roof. Tall battered chimney at south-west corner has a central pilaster to each
side, stone cornice and semicircular pediments below stone, iron-banded top part.
Attached ancillary buildings at base of tower not of special interest.

The tower contains 3 large water tanks with a capacity of 25,000 gallons, and has
a solid brick base.

Listing NGR: TQ1848961366

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

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