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Water Tower South of Central Station

A Grade II Listed Building in Westgate, Newcastle upon Tyne

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Coordinates

Latitude: 54.9675 / 54°58'2"N

Longitude: -1.6175 / 1°37'3"W

OS Eastings: 424584

OS Northings: 563718

OS Grid: NZ245637

Mapcode National: GBR SNP.PZ

Mapcode Global: WHC3R.4D0P

Entry Name: Water Tower South of Central Station

Listing Date: 30 March 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1355257

English Heritage Legacy ID: 304558

Location: Newcastle upon Tyne, NE1

County: Newcastle upon Tyne

Electoral Ward/Division: Westgate

Built-Up Area: Newcastle upon Tyne

Traditional County: Northumberland

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Tyne and Wear

Church of England Parish: St Nicholas Newcastle-upon-Tyne

Church of England Diocese: Newcastle

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Listing Text

NZ 2463 NE NEWCASTLE UPON TYNE FORTH STREET
(north side)
23/246 Water tower south of
Central Station.
G.V. II
Water tower. Dated on plaque on tank NER/1891; for North Eastern Railway.
Rockfaced sandstone with ashlar dressings; iron tank. 3 storeys, 5 bays and
tank on top. Flat stone lintels and slightly projecting stone sills to
mullioned-and-transomed windows on ground and first floors; similar sills to
round-headed second-floor windows under stone arches. Moulded cornice, Chimney
stacks on returns and high corniced chimneys, square yellow pots to that at
right. Tank about 2m high and of same dimensions as building.


Listing NGR: NZ2458463718

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