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Latitude: 50.9095 / 50°54'34"N
Longitude: -2.5227 / 2°31'21"W
OS Eastings: 363348
OS Northings: 112357
OS Grid: ST633123
Mapcode National: GBR MT.R4NW
Mapcode Global: FRA 56LP.YTZ
Entry Name: Water Tower 260m West of St Antony's Convent, Leweston
Listing Date: 8 October 1986
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1119171
English Heritage Legacy ID: 106090
Location: Lillington, West Dorset, Dorset, DT9
District: West Dorset
Civil Parish: Lillington
Traditional County: Dorset
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Dorset
Church of England Parish: Lillington St Martin
Church of England Diocese: Salisbury
ST 61 SW -
2/69 Water Tower 260m
west of Saint
Water tower. c1930, architect probably Maxwell Ayston for Leweston Manor
(q.v. Leweston CP) but now in separate ownership. Concrete structure with
conical copper roof. Octagonal on plan with angle pilasters. Vertical
profile slightly convex.
Doorway at ground level with polygonal arch. 3 tiers of narrow
slit windows diminishing in height towards top of the tower. Top stage an
open viewing platform. External timber winding stair. Interesting example
of Art Deco design.
Listing NGR: ST6334812357
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