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Latitude: 52.689 / 52°41'20"N
Longitude: 0.9451 / 0°56'42"E
OS Eastings: 599140
OS Northings: 314214
OS Grid: TF991142
Mapcode National: GBR SBJ.KQ1
Mapcode Global: WHLRY.HN7X
Entry Name: Water Tower
Listing Date: 22 June 1984
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1077031
English Heritage Legacy ID: 219497
Location: Dereham, Breckland, Norfolk, NR19
Civil Parish: Dereham
Built-Up Area: Dereham
Traditional County: Norfolk
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Norfolk
Church of England Parish: East Dereham
Church of England Diocese: Norwich
TF 91 SE 1/104
Watertower. 1881. Red brick with polychrome blue and gault brick dressings
in Italian Gothic style. Rectangular plan. 3 stories with hipped roof. Entrance
front has battered plinth with blue brick string course. Central boarded double
doors in round arched opening with dentils and alternating blue and gault brick
voussoirs; pointed head to outer profile of arch. First floor with 2 angle
and 2 central pilasters with dentil capitals carrying 3 arches with alternating
blue and gault brick voussoirs; 3 cast iron casement windows with pointed heads
in segmental arched openings. Second floor with 2 string courses and 1 cast
iron casement window. Dentil cornice. Attic with 3 raised panels and machiciolated
string course above. Hipped asbestos roof with wooden and glazed louvre on
apex. North and south returns with 1 window to 1st and 2nd floor levels and
2 brick buttress with weathered offsets. One of two surviving town watertowers
of its style and date in Norfolk. Kelly's Directory Norfolk (1916) 110.
Listing NGR: TF9914014214
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