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Water Tower in Meyrick Park at 18th Hole of Golf Course, Bournemouth

Description: Water Tower in Meyrick Park at 18th Hole of Golf Course

Grade: II
Date Listed: 7 December 1989
English Heritage Building ID: 101938

OS Grid Reference: SZ0828291661
OS Grid Coordinates: 408282, 91661
Latitude/Longitude: 50.7245, -1.8840

Location: Wessex Way, Bournemouth BH2 6BT

Locality: Bournemouth
County: Bournemouth
Country: England
Postcode: BH2 6BT

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Listing Text

The following building shall be added to the list

(west side, off)
Water tower in Meyrick
Park at 18th hole of
golf course


Water tower, 1900 for the Bournemouth Commissioners. Concrete. Circular water
tank supported by 6 tall, square, columns. Columns have plinths; moulded bases,
cornices and capitals; 3 chamfered horizontal braces between each pair of columns;
and at top moulded round arches and cornice swept out below short, corniced, water
tank. Within the columns is a cast-iron stair, supported by 3 iron columns, which
has slotted treads and risers; swept tread supports; and rectangular balusters
with panels and capitals. The underside of the tank is ribbed and has corbels
projecting from columns and circular stair-entry. A former wooden balustrade from
the top of the tank was lying in sections on the ground beside the tower at time
of inspection. This was a header tank which supplied water to a large ornamental
fountain in the Lower Pleasure Gardens.


13/172 Water tower in Meyrick
Park at 18th hole of
golf course


See under Central Drive.

Listing NGR: SZ0828291661

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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