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Old Water Tower

A Grade II Listed Building in Southwold, Suffolk

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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

Plus Code: 9F438MGC+W6

Entry Name: Old Water Tower

Listing Date: 16 May 1991

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1384310

English Heritage Legacy ID: 484744

Location: Southwold, East Suffolk, Suffolk, IP18

County: Suffolk

District: East Suffolk

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

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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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