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Abbey House Water Tower

A Grade II Listed Building in Malmesbury, Wiltshire

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Latitude: 51.5846 / 51°35'4"N

Longitude: -2.0972 / 2°5'49"W

OS Eastings: 393362

OS Northings: 187307

OS Grid: ST933873

Mapcode National: GBR 2QZ.QKN

Mapcode Global: VH95S.LFNM

Entry Name: Abbey House Water Tower

Listing Date: 1 July 1976

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1269326

English Heritage Legacy ID: 460906

Location: Malmesbury, Wiltshire, SN16

County: Wiltshire

Civil Parish: Malmesbury

Built-Up Area: Malmesbury

Traditional County: Wiltshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Wiltshire

Church of England Parish: Malmesbury and Brokenborough

Church of England Diocese: Bristol

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Listing Text


758-1/4/249 (North East side)
01/07/76 Abbey House Water Tower


Water tower, now house. Mid-late C19, converted late C20.
Coursed, squared limestone and dressings, roof not visible.
Formerly square open plan.
3 storeys; 2-window range. A plain, square tower has a cornice
band and crenellated parapet with NW raised corner turret, a
left-hand doorway with chamfered surround and shouldered
lintel with a C20 door, 2 outer louvred loops on second
storey, with C20 windows inserted to 3 storeys on S and E
sides, the latter with a shallow second-floor ashlar oriel.
INTERIOR: not inspected.
HISTORICAL NOTE: formerly attached to the Abbey House stables.

Listing NGR: ST9336587307

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

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