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Water Tower 260m West of St Antony's Convent, Leweston

A Grade II Listed Building in Lillington, Dorset

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Coordinates

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

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1119171

English Heritage Legacy ID: 106090

Location: Lillington, West Dorset, Dorset, DT9

County: Dorset

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

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Listing Text

LILLINGTON
ST 61 SW -

2/69 Water Tower 260m
west of Saint
Antony's Convent,
Leweston (q.v.)

- II

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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