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Water Tower

A Grade II Listed Building in Dorchester, Dorset

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Latitude: 50.7142 / 50°42'51"N

Longitude: -2.4492 / 2°26'57"W

OS Eastings: 368383

OS Northings: 90602

OS Grid: SY683906

Mapcode National: GBR PY.5JPR

Mapcode Global: FRA 57R6.3NH

Entry Name: Water Tower

Listing Date: 8 May 1975

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1110622

English Heritage Legacy ID: 104215

Location: Dorchester, West Dorset, Dorset, DT1

County: Dorset

District: West Dorset

Civil Parish: Dorchester

Built-Up Area: Dorchester

Traditional County: Dorset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Dorset

Church of England Parish: Dorchester and West Stafford

Church of England Diocese: Salisbury

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Listing Text

(North side)
Water Tower
SY 6890 3/282
1880, octagonal, brick-built, water tower pierced on each facet by a tall narrow
arch almost to parapet level. Decorative string courses at base, arch-spring
level and parapet top, ornamental keystones to arches and mock machicolated
parapet. Octagonal central staircase tower, also of red brick, houses central
supply pipe. Round metal water tank superimposed with octagonal cover secured
by railings from parapet. The tower is still in use.

Listing NGR: SY6838390602

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