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Water Tower (Westernmost of Pair)

A Grade II Listed Building in Wellington, Somerset

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.9729 / 50°58'22"N

Longitude: -3.2462 / 3°14'46"W

OS Eastings: 312601

OS Northings: 120018

OS Grid: ST126200

Mapcode National: GBR LV.M1F5

Mapcode Global: FRA 462J.Z09

Entry Name: Water Tower (Westernmost of Pair)

Listing Date: 4 November 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1059879

English Heritage Legacy ID: 270075

Location: Wellington, Taunton Deane, Somerset, TA21

County: Somerset

District: Taunton Deane

Civil Parish: Wellington

Built-Up Area: Rockwell Green

Traditional County: Somerset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset

Church of England Parish: Rockwell Green All Saints

Church of England Diocese: Bath and Wells

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Listing Text


2.
ST 1220 + ROCKWELL GREEN
ST 1320 (West side)
1/133 Water Tower
II G.V. (westernmost of pair)

Water tower. c1930. Concrete. Central circular 4 storey tower surrounded by concentric pillars
braced to the central tower and to each other and supporting the water tank which is of
larger diameter than the tower. The central tower has plinth, double board door on north
side, and on north-east, south-east,south-west and north-west sides 5 tiers of rectangular
windows, mostly iron-framed with fixed 6-pane lights. The concentric pillars are square
on plan with plinths and cornices, the braces triangular ended, the uppermost panels between
the pillars are round-arched and from the spandrels extend brackets supporting cornice at
base of tank. Tank has recessed rectangular panels, plain cornice and balustrade.


Listing NGR: ST1260120018

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