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Water Tower to South East of Hexham Railway Station

A Grade II Listed Building in Hexham, Northumberland

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Coordinates

Latitude: 54.9729 / 54°58'22"N

Longitude: -2.0943 / 2°5'39"W

OS Eastings: 394063

OS Northings: 564261

OS Grid: NY940642

Mapcode National: GBR FBTY.D4

Mapcode Global: WHB2C.S8XJ

Entry Name: Water Tower to South East of Hexham Railway Station

Listing Date: 22 February 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1042521

English Heritage Legacy ID: 239244

Location: Hexham, Northumberland, NE46

County: Northumberland

Civil Parish: Hexham

Built-Up Area: Hexham

Traditional County: Northumberland

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Northumberland

Church of England Parish: Hexham

Church of England Diocese: Newcastle

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Listing Text

STATION ROAD
1.
5344 Water tower to south-
NY 9464 10/403 east of Hexham Railway
Station

II GV

2.

Water tower, 1850s by Peter Tate. Coursed, tooled sandstone base, galvanised iron
tank, replacing the original cast iron tank. Classical style. Stone base
1 1/2 storeys, 2 x 3 bays. South front has 2 keyed moulded arches, with moulded
inposts between square angle piers with higher capitals. Moulded cornice. The
half-storey, of large main sandstone blocks, was a later heightening. 3-bay side
elevations, and 2-bay rear, are plainer with tooled and margined pilasters with
moulded capitals. All elevations have openings now filled with herringbone-tooled
sandstone. Panelled tank above.


Listing NGR: NY9406164264

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