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Grimston Tower

A Grade II Listed Building in Grimston, North Yorkshire

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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

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1168018

English Heritage Legacy ID: 326413

Location: Grimston, Selby, North Yorkshire, LS24

County: North Yorkshire

District: Selby

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

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Listing Text

SE 44 SE
3/29 Grimston Tower
- II
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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