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Brick Built Water Tower in the Grounds of Digby Hospital

A Grade II Listed Building in Exeter, Devon

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Latitude: 50.7106 / 50°42'38"N

Longitude: -3.4818 / 3°28'54"W

OS Eastings: 295474

OS Northings: 91159

OS Grid: SX954911

Mapcode National: GBR P2.GTDZ

Mapcode Global: FRA 37L6.HC3

Plus Code: 9C2RPG69+77

Entry Name: Brick Built Water Tower in the Grounds of Digby Hospital

Listing Date: 9 July 1998

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1375632

English Heritage Legacy ID: 469606

ID on this website: 101375632

Location: Clyst Heath, Exeter, Devon, EX2

County: Devon

District: Exeter

Electoral Ward/Division: St Loyes

Parish: Non Civil Parish

Built-Up Area: Exeter

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: Holy Trinity Exeter

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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871/25/10161 Brick built Water Tower in the grounds of Digby Hospital


Water tower of asylum. Circa 1885-6; probably by R. Stark Wilkinson, the architect of Digby Hospital. Red brick with moulded brick classical details. Rectangular on plan with rounded corners. 4 x 6-bay arcaded sides with rubbed brick round arches, pilasters, moulded imposts and plinth, the cornices and coping breaking forwards at the pilasters which rise into the parapet. The open arcades form aisles around the core of the structure with transverse arches.

Listing NGR: SX9547491159

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