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Water Tower at Former Br Works, Doncaster

Description: Water Tower at Former Br Works

Grade: II
Date Listed: 8 April 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 335070

OS Grid Reference: SE5697703495
OS Grid Coordinates: 456977, 403495
Latitude/Longitude: 53.5250, -1.1420

Location: N Bridge Road, Doncaster DN5 8AF

Locality: Doncaster
County: Doncaster
Country: England
Postcode: DN5 8AF

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Listing Text

SE 50 SE (west side)

Water tower at
3/74 former BR Works


Water tower, incorporating living accommodation. c1860 for Great Northern
Railway. Red brick with dark red brick, yellow brick and stone dressings,
rivetted iron tank to roof. Three storeys plus tank, 4 bays by 2 bays. Plinth.
Full height semi-circular headed recessed to each bay with dark red brick arches.
North elevation has partly blocked ground floor openings below segmental arches,
3 to left now with inserted doors. Wide yellow brick first floor band within
the recesses. First and second floors with similar band between and both with
small paned sashes below segmental arches and with stone sills. Elaborate
corbelled and dentilled yellow and red brick cornice with plain tank about
surmounted by later pitched roof. East and west elevations have similar full
height recesses. East elevation has similar fenestration to north elevation
but west elevation has doors to ground floor with tall narrow semi-circular
headed recesses above and blind circular opening to top, all set within full
height recesses. Central narrow recesses have sashes below segmental arches
within. Interior has living accommodation to lower floors and a full height
well with metal shafts for pumping equipment.

Listing NGR: SE5697703495

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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