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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
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1110622
English Heritage Legacy ID: 104215
Location: Dorchester, West Dorset, Dorset, DT1
District: West Dorset
Civil Parish: Dorchester
Traditional County: Dorset
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Dorset
Church of England Parish: Dorchester and West Stafford
Church of England Diocese: Salisbury
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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