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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
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1271152
English Heritage Legacy ID: 486923
Location: Taplow, South Bucks, Buckinghamshire, SL1
District: South Bucks
Civil Parish: Taplow
Traditional County: Buckinghamshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Buckinghamshire
Church of England Parish: Dropmore
Church of England Diocese: Oxford
SU 98 NW HEATHFIELD ROAD
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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