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Water Tower

A Grade II Listed Building in Busbridge, Surrey

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Latitude: 51.1754 / 51°10'31"N

Longitude: -0.5894 / 0°35'21"W

OS Eastings: 498706

OS Northings: 142745

OS Grid: SU987427

Mapcode National: GBR FD9.7TH

Mapcode Global: VHFVT.QQS8

Plus Code: 9C3X5CG6+57

Entry Name: Water Tower

Listing Date: 3 August 1977

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1240100

English Heritage Legacy ID: 438221

Location: Busbridge, Waverley, Surrey, GU8

County: Surrey

Civil Parish: Busbridge

Traditional County: Surrey

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Surrey

Church of England Parish: Busbridge

Church of England Diocese: Guildford

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Listing Text


4/111 Water Tower

Water Tower. Late C19. Red brick with stone aprons to windows and plat band.
Octagonal, approximately 120 feet high. Massive plinth with corbelled offset to
top shaft of tower battering inwards above. Massive multi-eaves bands to
projecting top stage with brick dentils and string course to base of pierced
parapet. Five rectangular openings to each face except one in parapet stage.
Three further openings over single central opening in most faces of the tower
shaft. Main body of the tower has two windows with stone lintels and aprons to
upper stage of most faces. Alternate faces have two round arched windows with
gauged brick heads at one and two-thirds height, alternating with facing. Single
storey central window under, in plinth, on east and west faces. Double doors to
north with lambs-tongue stops to splayed jambs. Massive circular stair turret
to east face on enormous label bracket with spherical stop.

Listing NGR: SU9870642745

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

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