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Description: Brick Water Tower
Date Listed: 31 January 1978
English Heritage Building ID: 165297
OS Grid Reference: SE7414123456
OS Grid Coordinates: 474141, 423456
Latitude/Longitude: 53.7023, -0.8784
GOOLE LOWER BRIDGE STREET
(west side, off)
14/70 Brick water tower
Water tower. 1885. Red brick in English bond. Sheet metal dome. Cast-
iron water tank. 3-stage cylindrical tower approximately 43 metres high and
10 metres in diameter. Bottom stage, containing west entrance, forms deep
plinth with stepped chamfered cap. Round headed entrance has raised round-
chamfered surround and 5 chamfered orders to sheet metal door. Tall second
stage consists of fluted tower shaft with recessed panels stepped in to top
and bottom, 5 tiers with 4 slit lights to each tier, corbelled brick
cornice. Drum-shaped top stage has plain plinth, 4 slit lights, plain
raised brick frieze, moulded ashlar cornice, rounded ashlar blocking course
and dome. Superceded by nearby reinforced concrete water tower of 1927
(qv). No longer in use. Barbey M F, Civil Engineering Heritage: Northern
England, 1981, pp 99, 100.
Listing NGR: SE7414123456
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Source: English Heritage
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