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Water Tank at Tintern Station

A Grade II Listed Building in Tintern, Monmouthshire

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Latitude: 51.7034 / 51°42'12"N

Longitude: -2.6704 / 2°40'13"W

OS Eastings: 353767

OS Northings: 200725

OS Grid: SO537007

Mapcode National: GBR JM.3WJ4

Mapcode Global: VH87F.NGM1

Entry Name: Water Tank at Tintern Station

Listing Date: 29 September 2000

Last Amended: 29 September 2000

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 24043

Building Class: Water Supply and Drainage

Location: On a meadow at a loop of the river Wye to N of Tintern Abbey.

County: Monmouthshire

Town: Chepstow

Community: Tintern (Tyndyrn)

Community: Tintern

Locality: Tintern Parva

Traditional County: Monmouthshire

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The water tank was built in 1876 by the Monmouth and Wye Valley Railway which became a part of the Great Western Railway in 1908.


The water tank is constructed of squared rock faced sandstone with a wrought iron water tank. Square stone base with a door on one side and a recessed panel to the front. The water tank is of 3 x 3 wrought iron plates which project slightly over the base.

Reasons for Listing

Included as a very rare surviving Victorian railway water tank and for its group value with the other buildings at Tintern station.

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