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Water Tower, Reading

Description: Water Tower

Grade: II
Date Listed: 10 April 1990
English Heritage Building ID: 39282

OS Grid Reference: SU6724573808
OS Grid Coordinates: 467245, 173808
Latitude/Longitude: 51.4593, -1.0335

Location: 20 Norcot Road, Reading RG31 6JD

Locality: Reading
County: Reading
Country: England
Postcode: RG31 6JD

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Listing Text

The following building shall be added to the list:-

SU 67 SE (south side, off)
Water Tower
Water tower, now storage. Late C19. Red brick in English bond. Circular
plan. 3 stages, each with semi-circular header blind arcading, punctuated
alternately with sash windows with glazing bars and semi-circular heads set in
orange brick surrounds. Each stage has a moulded brick string course. The top
stage has circular windows with glazing bars in groups of 3 with small opening
lights in centre. Planked entrance door with semi-circular head and flat canopy
on north. Loading bay with derrick on west in first stage.

Listing NGR: SU6724573808

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Source: English Heritage

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