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Latitude: 53.7025 / 53°42'9"N
Longitude: -0.8784 / 0°52'42"W
OS Eastings: 474140
OS Northings: 423484
OS Grid: SE741234
Mapcode National: GBR QT9M.MG
Mapcode Global: WHFDK.G6YD
Entry Name: Concrete Water Tower
Listing Date: 15 September 1987
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1310620
English Heritage Legacy ID: 165296
Location: Goole, East Riding of Yorkshire, DN14
County: East Riding of Yorkshire
Civil Parish: Goole
Built-Up Area: Goole
Traditional County: Yorkshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): East Riding of Yorkshire
Church of England Parish: Goole St John the Evangelist
Church of England Diocese: Sheffield
GOOLE LOWER BRIDGE STREET
(west side, off)
14/69 Concrete water tower
Water tower. Completed 1927. By E J Silcock of Leeds for Goole Urban
District Council. Reinforced concrete. Circular with diameter of 27.5
metres. 44 metres in height. 8 stages. Central 7-stage tower enclosed
within open framework carrying drum-shaped tank surmounted by concrete
balustrade. Central tower has pilaster strips and bands between stages.
The outer framework has tall arched arcade of 24 closely set square piers
linked by bands of horizontal ties and with inner ties to central tower,
round arches and curved brackets supporting tank. Tank has plain plinth,
bracketed cornice and concrete balustrade with plain square-section
principals and bars between top and bottom rails. Capacity of 750,000
gallons. Plaque at foot of central tower on south side records date and
details of construction. Superceded the nearby brick tower of 1885 (qv).
Reputed to have been the largest such structure in Europe when built.
Barbey M F, Civil Engineering Heritage Northern England, 1981.
Listing NGR: SE7414023484
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