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Water Tower, Finedon

Description: Water Tower

Grade: II
Date Listed: 9 July 1973
English Heritage Building ID: 233682

OS Grid Reference: SP9249971804
OS Grid Coordinates: 492499, 271804
Latitude/Longitude: 52.3365, -0.6438

Location: Irthlingborough Road, Finedon, Northamptonshire NN9 5EJ

Locality: Finedon
Local Authority: Wellingborough Borough Council
County: Northamptonshire
Country: England
Postcode: NN9 5EJ

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Listing Text

SP97SW (East side)
7/31 Water Tower

- II

Water tower. c.1904. Red, yellow and blue polychrome brickwork with lead and
plain-tile roof. 0ctagonal tower of 5 stages. Pairs of cast-iron windows with
shallow arch heads to alternate faces of lower stage and similar single-windows
to next 3 stages with tall arch head surrounds. Upper stage is corbelled out
with central window to each face surrounded by blank arcading. Large square
buttresses at corners terminating as short square pinnacles. Decorative parapet,
roof not visible. Elevation to road has 2-storey gabled porch with plain-tile
roof. Large arch head entrance with glazed doors has 3 square head windows above
and gabled parapet. Interior not inspected.

Listing NGR: SP9249971804

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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