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Latitude: 53.8613 / 53°51'40"N
Longitude: -1.2522 / 1°15'7"W
OS Eastings: 449281
OS Northings: 440819
OS Grid: SE492408
Mapcode National: GBR MRPS.QL
Mapcode Global: WHDBG.Q6XQ
Entry Name: Grimston Tower
Listing Date: 9 April 1987
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1168018
English Heritage Legacy ID: 326413
Location: Grimston, Selby, North Yorkshire, LS24
County: North Yorkshire
Civil Parish: Grimston
Traditional County: Yorkshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): North Yorkshire
Church of England Parish: Kirkby Wharfe St John the Baptist
Church of England Diocese: York
GRIMSTON GRIMSTON PARK ESTATE
SE 44 SE
3/29 Grimston Tower
Water tower. c1840. By Decimus Burton for second Lord Howden. Tooled
magnesian limestone with lead roof. Square on plan tapering to octagonal
top. Egyptian style. 4 stages. Stepped plinth. Side entrance an 8-
fielded-panel tapered door with remains of decorative ironwork to top 2
panels. Pedimented ashlar door-case, lintel with mask. Other faces have
window openings with moulded sills within similar surrounds without masks.
First stage moulded band. Sill band. 10-pane casements to each face.
Moulded second stage band. Round-arched window opening with moulded sill.
Oculus above. Modillion cornice. Octagonal cupola with modillion cornice.
Conical roof. Interior has spiral staircase.
Listing NGR: SE4928140819
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