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Water Tower, 50 Metres West of Orwell Park School

A Grade II Listed Building in Nacton, Suffolk

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.0103 / 52°0'37"N

Longitude: 1.2283 / 1°13'41"E

OS Eastings: 621646

OS Northings: 239572

OS Grid: TM216395

Mapcode National: GBR VPP.Z7B

Mapcode Global: VHLC1.7QPS

Entry Name: Water Tower, 50 Metres West of Orwell Park School

Listing Date: 20 May 1985

Last Amended: 16 September 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1030425

English Heritage Legacy ID: 286187

Location: Nacton, Suffolk Coastal, Suffolk, IP10

County: Suffolk

District: Suffolk Coastal

Civil Parish: Nacton

Traditional County: Suffolk

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Suffolk

Church of England Parish: Nacton

Church of England Diocese: St.Edmundsbury and Ipswich

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Listing Text

In the entry for NACTON ORWELL PARK
5/21
Water tower, 50 metres
west of Orwell Park House

the address shall be amended to read ORWELL PARK

Water tower, 50 metres
west of Orwell Park School

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TM 23 NW NACTON ORWELL PARK

5/21 Water tower, 50 metres
- west of Orwell Park House

- II

Water tower, c.1873. Supplying water for domestic use at Orwell Park. 4
stages, about 20 metres high. Red brick with dressings of limestone. The
base stage has banded rusticated brickwork, and at the corners angle
buttresses, each having a limestone urn finial. On each face of the 2nd stage
are paired blind windows with semicircular heads, and at the corners less
prominent angle buttresses with fleur-de-lys finials. The 3rd stage has
smaller paired windows and shallow clasping-buttresses. The 4th stage has a
large single window with balustruding beneath. The parapets have a moulded
and dentilled cornice, and open balustrading with obelisk finials on corner
piers:


Listing NGR: TM2164639572

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