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Benfleet Water Tower, Canvey Island

Description: Benfleet Water Tower

Grade: II
Date Listed: 6 October 1981
English Heritage Building ID: 116827

OS Grid Reference: TQ7905086708
OS Grid Coordinates: 579050, 186708
Latitude/Longitude: 51.5508, 0.5811

Location: Benfleet Road, Canvey Island, Essex SS7 1QH

Locality: Canvey Island
Local Authority: Castle Point Borough Council
County: Essex
Country: England
Postcode: SS7 1QH

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Listing Text

In the entry for the following:

TQ 78 NE
1/9 Benfleet Water Tower
- II

The first sentence shall be amended to read:
Former water tower.


TQ 78 NE
1/9 Benfleet Water Tower

Water tower. Circa 1910. Red and blue brick. Romanesque style. Crenellated
and panelled with stone coping and bands, parapet machiolations. Square plan.
3 stages. Angle and centre pilaster buttresses to each face. Blue brick
buttresses to first stage. 2 bays to each face, each with a round headed window
to each stage, excepting to ground floor which has a matching doorway. Blue
brick window arches, impost and cill level bands. Glazing bars to metal

Listing NGR: TQ7905086708

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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