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© Mr Peter Salisbury

IoE Number: 270074
Location: WATER TOWER (EASTERNMOST OF PAIR), ROCKWELL GREEN (west side)
  WELLINGTON, TAUNTON DEANE, SOMERSET
Photographer: Mr Peter Salisbury
Date Photographed: 28 October 1999
Date listed: 04 November 1987
Date of last amendment: 04 November 1987
Grade II

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SCHEDULEWELLINGTON1.ROCKWELL GREENST 1220 +(West side)

SCHEDULE WELLINGTON 1. ROCKWELL GREEN ST 1220 + (West side) ST 1320 Water Tower 1/132 (easternmost of pair) II G.V. 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.

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