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Description: Water Tower at Scremerston Old Mine
Date Listed: 18 August 1975
English Heritage Building ID: 237903
OS Grid Reference: NU0100148457
OS Grid Coordinates: 401001, 648457
Latitude/Longitude: 55.7295, -1.9856
NU 04 NW
7/50 Water tower
18/8/75 at Scremerston
GV (Formerly listed as
Scremerston Old Mine)
Water tower at coal mine. 1840 for the Commissioners of Greenwich Hospital.
Rock-faced stone with iron water tank. 3 storeys with water-tank on top,
2 bays. Round-headed windows now boarded up.
Between 2nd-floor windows an inscription in raised stone surround with cornice
ERECTED AD MDCCCXL
BY THE COMMISSIONERS
OF GREENWICH HOSPITAL
JOHN GREY ESQ. RECEIVER
MESSRS JOHNSON & CARRS
THOMAS FORSTER ESQ.
VIEWER & ENGINEER
MR. W. ELLIOT,TWEEDMOUTH
Left return has pronounced batter and round-headed doorway on ground floor.
Listing NGR: NU0100148457
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Source: English Heritage
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