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Latitude: 53.525 / 53°31'30"N
Longitude: -1.142 / 1°8'31"W
OS Eastings: 456977
OS Northings: 403495
OS Grid: SE569034
Mapcode National: GBR NWGP.K3
Mapcode Global: WHDD2.FNFH
Entry Name: Water Tower at Former Br Works
Listing Date: 8 April 1988
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1151432
English Heritage Legacy ID: 335070
Location: Doncaster, DN4
Electoral Ward/Division: Town
Built-Up Area: Doncaster
Traditional County: Yorkshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): South Yorkshire
Church of England Parish: Doncaster St Jude Hexthorpe
Church of England Diocese: Sheffield
TOWN OF DONCASTER NORTH BRIDGE ROAD
SE 50 SE (west side)
Water tower at
3/74 former BR Works
Water tower, incorporating living accommodation. c1860 for Great Northern
Railway. Red brick with dark red brick, yellow brick and stone dressings,
rivetted iron tank to roof. Three storeys plus tank, 4 bays by 2 bays. Plinth.
Full height semi-circular headed recessed to each bay with dark red brick arches.
North elevation has partly blocked ground floor openings below segmental arches,
3 to left now with inserted doors. Wide yellow brick first floor band within
the recesses. First and second floors with similar band between and both with
small paned sashes below segmental arches and with stone sills. Elaborate
corbelled and dentilled yellow and red brick cornice with plain tank about
surmounted by later pitched roof. East and west elevations have similar full
height recesses. East elevation has similar fenestration to north elevation
but west elevation has doors to ground floor with tall narrow semi-circular
headed recesses above and blind circular opening to top, all set within full
height recesses. Central narrow recesses have sashes below segmental arches
within. Interior has living accommodation to lower floors and a full height
well with metal shafts for pumping equipment.
Listing NGR: SE5697703495
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