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Water Tower to South East of Hexham Railway Station, Hexham

Description: Water Tower to South East of Hexham Railway Station

Grade: II
Date Listed: 22 February 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 239244

OS Grid Reference: NY9406364261
OS Grid Coordinates: 394063, 564261
Latitude/Longitude: 54.9729, -2.0943

Location: A6079, Hexham, Northumberland NE46 1EX

Locality: Hexham
County: Northumberland
Country: England
Postcode: NE46 1EX

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Listing Text

5344 Water tower to south-
NY 9464 10/403 east of Hexham Railway



Water tower, 1850s by Peter Tate. Coursed, tooled sandstone base, galvanised iron
tank, replacing the original cast iron tank. Classical style. Stone base
1 1/2 storeys, 2 x 3 bays. South front has 2 keyed moulded arches, with moulded
inposts between square angle piers with higher capitals. Moulded cornice. The
half-storey, of large main sandstone blocks, was a later heightening. 3-bay side
elevations, and 2-bay rear, are plainer with tooled and margined pilasters with
moulded capitals. All elevations have openings now filled with herringbone-tooled
sandstone. Panelled tank above.

Listing NGR: NY9406164264

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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