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Description: Water Tower 260m West of St Antony's Convent, Leweston
Date Listed: 8 October 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 106090
OS Grid Reference: ST6334812357
OS Grid Coordinates: 363348, 112357
Latitude/Longitude: 50.9095, -2.5227
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ST 61 SW -
2/69 Water Tower 260m
west of Saint
Water tower. c1930, architect probably Maxwell Ayston for Leweston Manor
(q.v. Leweston CP) but now in separate ownership. Concrete structure with
conical copper roof. Octagonal on plan with angle pilasters. Vertical
profile slightly convex.
Doorway at ground level with polygonal arch. 3 tiers of narrow
slit windows diminishing in height towards top of the tower. Top stage an
open viewing platform. External timber winding stair. Interesting example
of Art Deco design.
Listing NGR: ST6334812357
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Source: English Heritage
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