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Gorsehill Water Tower

A Grade II Listed Building in New Brighton, Wirral

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Latitude: 53.4339 / 53°26'2"N

Longitude: -3.0494 / 3°2'57"W

OS Eastings: 330379

OS Northings: 393527

OS Grid: SJ303935

Mapcode National: GBR 7X4Q.MR

Mapcode Global: WH870.4Y5C

Plus Code: 9C5RCXM2+H6

Entry Name: Gorsehill Water Tower

Listing Date: 20 January 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1242756

English Heritage Legacy ID: 443667

Location: New Brighton, Wirral, CH45

County: Wirral

Electoral Ward/Division: New Brighton

Built-Up Area: Wallasey

Traditional County: Cheshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Merseyside

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Listing Text

(north side)

3/45 Gorsehill
- Water Tower

- II

Water tower. 1902-5. Stone. Octagonal tower with flanking
octagonal turret. Battered rusticated base, angle pilaster
strips, corbelled cornice and top stage with cornice, deep
parapet and further cornice and double-stepped embattled
parapet. Turret similar but higher. Round-headed entrance
of 2 orders has paired 4-panel doors. Tall paired round-
headed lights have roll-moulded surrounds and 2 rusticated
panels. Top stage has 3 round-headed openings with Ionic
colonettes. Turret has blocked round-headed entrance and 2
round-headed windows.

Listing NGR: SJ3037993527

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

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