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Water Tower

A Grade II Listed Building in East Southbourne and Tuckton, Bournemouth

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Latitude: 50.7249 / 50°43'29"N

Longitude: -1.8005 / 1°48'1"W

OS Eastings: 414180

OS Northings: 91720

OS Grid: SZ141917

Mapcode National: GBR 55H.FM2

Mapcode Global: FRA 7735.BDL

Entry Name: Water Tower

Listing Date: 27 February 1976

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1108823

English Heritage Legacy ID: 101845

Location: Bournemouth, BH6

County: Bournemouth

Electoral Ward/Division: East Southbourne and Tuckton

Built-Up Area: Bournemouth

Traditional County: Hampshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Dorset

Church of England Parish: Bournemouth St Katharine, Southbourne

Church of England Diocese: Winchester

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Listing Text

(North Side)
Water Tower
SZ 1491 35/274


Entirely of bright red brick, dominating the Southbourne skyline. Built for
Bournemouth and District Water Co, circa 1875. Plinth with roll moulding. Narrow
round-arched slits placed randomly on all sides. Machicolated cornice and battlements.
Corbelled corner tourelles with conical spirelets roofed apparently by metal
sheeting. Roof of tower hipped and tiled. Situated in Seafield Pleasure Gardens.

Listing NGR: SZ1418091720

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