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Description: Water Tower to South West of Gabriel Farmhouse
Date Listed: 30 October 1990
English Heritage Building ID: 333122
OS Grid Reference: NZ4461000820
OS Grid Coordinates: 444610, 500820
Latitude/Longitude: 54.4009, -1.3143
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INGLEBY ARNCLIFFE INGLEBY ARNCLIFFE
NZ 40 SW
8/63 Water Tower to
Water supply tower, 1915 dated on lintel for Sir Hugh Bell. Snecked
rockfaced sandstone, with large alternating quoins, on stepped and
hollow-chamfered plinth. Stone-flagged roof.
Square tower of 3-storey height, all in one stage. Central oak
boarded double door in hollow-chamfered and roll-moulded surround.
Inscription on lintel : Sir Hugh Bell built this tower as part of a
water supply to Arncliffe and Rounton AD 1915. Raised central panel
with achievement of arms and motto : Perseverantia. Double corbel
table and 4 gargoyles at eaves. Battlemented parapet with rounded
corners; saddleback roof. On right return a 2-light, hollow-chamfered
ground-floor window; and a similar window to rear. On left return a
stair projection with single lights in upper part.
Surrounding parterre of patterned coloured cobbles with inset:
H + F B 1915
Listing NGR: NZ4461000820
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Source: English Heritage
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