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Water Tower, Bournemouth

Description: Water Tower

Grade: II
Date Listed: 27 February 1976
English Heritage Building ID: 101845

OS Grid Reference: SZ1418091720
OS Grid Coordinates: 414180, 91720
Latitude/Longitude: 50.7249, -1.8005

Location: Ken Road, Bournemouth BH6 3HR

Locality: Bournemouth
County: Bournemouth
Country: England
Postcode: BH6 3HR

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Listing Text

(North Side)
Water Tower
SZ 1491 35/274


Entirely of bright red brick, dominating the Southbourne skyline. Built for
Bournemouth and District Water Co, circa 1875. Plinth with roll moulding. Narrow
round-arched slits placed randomly on all sides. Machicolated cornice and battlements.
Corbelled corner tourelles with conical spirelets roofed apparently by metal
sheeting. Roof of tower hipped and tiled. Situated in Seafield Pleasure Gardens.

Listing NGR: SZ1418091720

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Source: English Heritage

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