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Description: Water Tower About 40 Metres West of the Stables
Date Listed: 14 June 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 279541
OS Grid Reference: TM1023171818
OS Grid Coordinates: 610231, 271818
Latitude/Longitude: 52.3042, 1.0822
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THORNHAM MAGNA THORNHAM PARK
TM 17 SW
3/85 Water Tower about 40m
- west of The Stables
Water tower. Late C19. Double skin of red brick with white brick facing to
upper stages. Fishscale patterned slate roof. Square on plan. Tall 4 stages
and attic. A recessed boarded door at base with outer English bond brickwork,
above 2 oculi with chamfered gauged brick surrounds. Left return has a
recessed sash with a gauged brick flat arched head, small louvred opening
above. Right return has a clock in a chamfered gauged brick surround.
Cornice to upper water tank stage with 2 vertical openings to each side,
recessed patterned boarding, outer chamfers. Cogged eaves to pyramidal roof
splayed out slightly at base, timber French Renaissance style dormers to each
face, an open traceried octagonal belfry, leaded ogee cupola to weathervane.
Listing NGR: TM1023171818
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Source: English Heritage
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