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Benfleet Water Tower

A Grade II Listed Building in Boyce, Essex

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.5509 / 51°33'3"N

Longitude: 0.5811 / 0°34'52"E

OS Eastings: 579050

OS Northings: 186708

OS Grid: TQ790867

Mapcode National: GBR PMT.PQP

Mapcode Global: VHJL3.182Y

Entry Name: Benfleet Water Tower

Listing Date: 6 October 1981

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1337693

English Heritage Legacy ID: 116827

Location: Castle Point, Essex, SS7

County: Essex

District: Castle Point

Town: Castle Point

Electoral Ward/Division: Boyce

Built-Up Area: Rayleigh

Traditional County: Essex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Essex

Church of England Parish: South Benfleet St Mary the Virgin

Church of England Diocese: Chelmsford

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Listing Text

In the entry for the following:

SOUTH BENFLEET BENFLEET
TQ 78 NE
1/9 Benfleet Water Tower
6-10-81
- II

The first sentence shall be amended to read:
Former water tower.

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SOUTH BENFLEET BENFLEET ROAD
TQ 78 NE
1/9 Benfleet Water Tower
6-10-81
-
II

Water tower. Circa 1910. Red and blue brick. Romanesque style. Crenellated
and panelled with stone coping and bands, parapet machiolations. Square plan.
3 stages. Angle and centre pilaster buttresses to each face. Blue brick
buttresses to first stage. 2 bays to each face, each with a round headed window
to each stage, excepting to ground floor which has a matching doorway. Blue
brick window arches, impost and cill level bands. Glazing bars to metal
windows.


Listing NGR: TQ7905086708

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

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