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Brick Water Tower

A Grade II Listed Building in Goole, East Riding of Yorkshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.7023 / 53°42'8"N

Longitude: -0.8784 / 0°52'42"W

OS Eastings: 474141

OS Northings: 423456

OS Grid: SE741234

Mapcode National: GBR QT9M.MK

Mapcode Global: WHFDK.G6YL

Entry Name: Brick Water Tower

Listing Date: 31 January 1978

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1083219

English Heritage Legacy ID: 165297

Location: Goole, East Riding of Yorkshire, DN14

County: East Riding of Yorkshire

Civil Parish: Goole

Built-Up Area: Goole

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): East Riding of Yorkshire

Church of England Parish: Goole St John the Evangelist

Church of England Diocese: Sheffield

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Listing Text

GOOLE LOWER BRIDGE STREET
SE 7423
(west side, off)

14/70 Brick water tower
31.1.78

GV II
Water tower. 1885. Red brick in English bond. Sheet metal dome. Cast-
iron water tank. 3-stage cylindrical tower approximately 43 metres high and
10 metres in diameter. Bottom stage, containing west entrance, forms deep
plinth with stepped chamfered cap. Round headed entrance has raised round-
chamfered surround and 5 chamfered orders to sheet metal door. Tall second
stage consists of fluted tower shaft with recessed panels stepped in to top
and bottom, 5 tiers with 4 slit lights to each tier, corbelled brick
cornice. Drum-shaped top stage has plain plinth, 4 slit lights, plain
raised brick frieze, moulded ashlar cornice, rounded ashlar blocking course
and dome. Superceded by nearby reinforced concrete water tower of 1927
(qv). No longer in use. Barbey M F, Civil Engineering Heritage: Northern
England, 1981, pp 99, 100.


Listing NGR: SE7414123456

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