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Water Tower, Swindon

Description: Water Tower

Grade: II
Date Listed: 23 April 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 318678

OS Grid Reference: SU1441384764
OS Grid Coordinates: 414413, 184764
Latitude/Longitude: 51.5616, -1.7935

Location: Bristol Street, Swindon SN1 5EQ

Locality: Swindon
County: Swindon
Country: England
Postcode: SN1 5EQ

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Listing Text

(north side)
5/18 Water Tower

Water tower for Great Western Works. 1870. Cast iron. Round
storey stanchions. 3 bays by 3 bays, in 4 lifts, all diagonally
braced and with cast iron girders with interlaced circles at each
lift. Central bay on plan with timber faced shaft. Grillage
platform for water tanks at top, the tanks a replacement of 1979-
80. The water tower forms an important landmark.

Listing NGR: SU1441384764

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Source: English Heritage

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