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Water Tower at Dropmore Estate

A Grade II Listed Building in Taplow, Buckinghamshire

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Latitude: 51.5669 / 51°34'0"N

Longitude: -0.6663 / 0°39'58"W

OS Eastings: 492540

OS Northings: 186176

OS Grid: SU925861

Mapcode National: GBR F7C.LDT

Mapcode Global: VHFSV.DWM6

Entry Name: Water Tower at Dropmore Estate

Listing Date: 27 November 2000

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1271152

English Heritage Legacy ID: 486923

Location: Taplow, South Bucks, Buckinghamshire, SL1

County: Buckinghamshire

District: South Bucks

Civil Parish: Taplow

Traditional County: Buckinghamshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Buckinghamshire

Church of England Parish: Dropmore

Church of England Diocese: Oxford

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Listing Text


411/3/10037 Water Tower at Dropmore Estate


Water tower. Dated 1900 on a datestone on south elevation. Gothic style. Built of red brick with stone dressings strengthened by iron girders and white brick to interior. Roof concealed by cornice. Three storeys;one window. Projecting cornice and plinth. The exterior was much concealed by creeper. South or main front has large Diocletian windows to second floor, tripartite window to first floor and round-headed arched doorcase to ground floor having plank door with elaborate ironmongery. East elevation has rectangular window openings and narrow door.
INTERIOR: original chequerwork floor to ground floor which alsohas exposed iron girders and column with foliated capital. First floor retains massive square cast iron water tank. Second floor has no equipment.
HISTORY: Estate water tower to the Dropmore estate.

Listing NGR: SU9254086176

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