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Watertower, Hunstanton

Description: Watertower

Grade: II
Date Listed: 20 September 1984
English Heritage Building ID: 221218

OS Grid Reference: TF6778739930
OS Grid Coordinates: 567787, 339930
Latitude/Longitude: 52.9306, 0.4949

Location: A149, Old Hunstanton, Norfolk PE36 5EA

Locality: Hunstanton
Local Authority: King's Lynn and West Norfolk Borough Council
County: Norfolk
Country: England
Postcode: PE36 5EA

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Listing Text

New Hunstanton


Watertower 1897. Brick. Rectangular on plan, 3 storeys. 3 bays. Neo-
Romanesque. Ground floor battered plinth, first and second floor string
courses. Arched door to east side with panel above. 2 recessed blank panels,
3 to other sides. First floor one arched headed opening window, 2 arched
blank panels. Third floor 3 oculi with metal glazing bars to each face.
2 centre and 2 angle pilasters to each face. Elaborate parapet corbelled
out with overlapping courses, machicolation like brackets, parapet divided
with 3 panel battlements. This watertower is the only surviving one of 2
built for New Hunstanton.

Listing NGR: TF6778739930

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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