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Latitude: 52.3273 / 52°19'38"N
Longitude: 1.6705 / 1°40'13"E
OS Eastings: 650202
OS Northings: 276256
OS Grid: TM502762
Mapcode National: GBR YX3.34R
Mapcode Global: VHM75.XR0R
Entry Name: Old Water Tower
Listing Date: 16 May 1991
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1384310
English Heritage Legacy ID: 484744
Location: Southwold, East Suffolk, Suffolk, IP18
Civil Parish: Southwold
Built-Up Area: Southwold
Traditional County: Suffolk
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Suffolk
Church of England Parish: Southwold St Edmund, King and Martyr
Church of England Diocese: St.Edmundsbury and Ipswich
TM5076 SOUTHWOLD COMMON
588-1/5/139 Old Water Tower
Water tower. 1886; for the Southwold Water Company. Gault
brick with red brick dressings and limestone lintels; water
tank of riveted steel.
EXTERIOR: 5-storey cylindrical tower with pronounced batter to
base supports cylindrical water tank. Tower has C20
replacement doors to front and rear. On each upper stage, at
the cardinal points, are narrow 1- and 2-light windows with
replacement casements. All openings have chamfered lintels. At
the tower head is a soldier brick band with bullnose
mouldings. Walkway with horizontal railings at base of tank.
INTERIOR: vertical plank boarding to walls.
Listing NGR: TM5020276256
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