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Water Tower (Easternmost of Pair)

A Grade II Listed Building in Wellington, Somerset

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Latitude: 50.973 / 50°58'22"N

Longitude: -3.2459 / 3°14'45"W

OS Eastings: 312616

OS Northings: 120025

OS Grid: ST126200

Mapcode National: GBR LV.LTR6

Mapcode Global: FRA 462J.Z44

Entry Name: Water Tower (Easternmost of Pair)

Listing Date: 4 November 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1237483

English Heritage Legacy ID: 270074

Location: Wellington, Taunton Deane, Somerset, TA21

County: Somerset

District: Taunton Deane

Civil Parish: Wellington

Built-Up Area: Rockwell Green

Traditional County: Somerset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset

Church of England Parish: Rockwell Green All Saints

Church of England Diocese: Bath and Wells

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Listing Text


ST 1220 + (West side)
ST 1320 Water Tower
1/132 (easternmost of pair)

Water tower. Late C19. Red brick in English bond with black brick plinth and yellow brick
bands; steel water tower. Circular 4-storey tower, tapering on ground and 1st floors, has
plinth with stepped sloping top, deep stepped cornice and carries water tank surmounted by
swept conical steel-plated roof with weather-vane. On north side of tower is round-arched,
battened board door with decorative hinges;on the floors above it are a round-arched
opening with stone sill,an oculus, and another round-arched opening, louvred. The south-east
and south-west sides have similar fenestration with round-arched openings instead of the
door and the lower openings blind; on the south-west side the top-most opening is a flat-
arched doorway with iron-bracketed platform from which an inspection ladder rises up the
side of the tank. The tank has riveted panels and riveted posts supporting roof, there
being a gap between this and the top of the tank; on the north side of the tank is a measure.

Listing NGR: ST1261620025

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