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Water Tower 260m West of St Antony's Convent, Leweston, Lillington

Description: Water Tower 260m West of St Antony's Convent, Leweston

Grade: II
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

Location: Lillington, Dorset DT9 6EN

Locality: Lillington
Local Authority: West Dorset District Council
County: Dorset
Country: England
Postcode: DT9 6EN

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Listing Text

ST 61 SW -

2/69 Water Tower 260m
west of Saint
Antony's Convent,
Leweston (q.v.)

- II

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

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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