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Water Storage Tower in Courtyard on South East Side of Childwick Bury Manor, St Michael

Description: Water Storage Tower in Courtyard on South East Side of Childwick Bury Manor

Grade: II
Date Listed: 19 September 1978
English Heritage Building ID: 163824

OS Grid Reference: TL1392810201
OS Grid Coordinates: 513928, 210201
Latitude/Longitude: 51.7789, -0.3500

Location: St Albans, Hertfordshire AL3 6JU

Locality: St Michael
Local Authority: St Albans City Council
County: Hertfordshire
Country: England
Postcode: AL3 6JU

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Listing Text

(west side)

5/280 Water storage tower in
courtyard on SE side of
19.9.78 Childwick Bury Manor


Water tower, erected over a deep well. Late C18 Gothic style.
Red brick. Stone dressings. Circular plan with a stone plinth.
Single storey. Doorway on SE side has a large roll-moulded
surround with an ogee head. Cusped tympanum. Stone band at 1st
floor level. Flanking walls have deep stone quatrefoil openings.
Beneath these the plinth sweeps up to round stone spouts.

Listing NGR: TL1392810201

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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