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The Water Tower (Standing in the North East Corner of the Churchyard)

A Grade II* Listed Building in Rye, East Sussex

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.9503 / 50°57'1"N

Longitude: 0.7346 / 0°44'4"E

OS Eastings: 592176

OS Northings: 120322

OS Grid: TQ921203

Mapcode National: GBR RZ1.6K9

Mapcode Global: FRA D6FL.N04

Entry Name: The Water Tower (Standing in the North East Corner of the Churchyard)

Listing Date: 12 October 1951

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1044326

English Heritage Legacy ID: 291907

Location: Rye, Rother, East Sussex, TN31

County: East Sussex

District: Rother

Civil Parish: Rye

Traditional County: Sussex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): East Sussex

Church of England Parish: Rye

Church of England Diocese: Chichester

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Listing Text

1.
1578 CHURCH SQUARE

The Water Tower
(standing in the north-
east corner of the churchyard)
TQ 9220 1/2 12.l0.51.

II* GV


2.
The Water Tower is scheduled as an AM. Erected in 1733-1735. Red brick.
Built in 2 sections, both oval in shape, the lower having a coved brick
roof forming half a dome surmounted at its inner ridge or apex by the upper
section. Tiled-roof with a lead ridge and a pointed wooden pinnacle.
On the east and west sides of the upper section are rectangular openings
with segmental heads containing wooden shutters with oval openings in the
centre. The lead pump attached is dated 1826.

The Water Tower, Nos 1 to 5 (odd) and Nos 2 to 12 (even) form a group.

Listing NGR: TQ9217620322

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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