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© Mr Peter Salisbury

IoE Number: 270075
Location: WATER TOWER (WESTERNMOST 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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2. ST 1220 + ROCKWELL GREEN ST 1320 (West side) 1/133 Water Tower II G.V. (westernmost of pair) Water tower. c1930. Concrete. Central circular 4 storey tower surrounded by concentric pillars braced to the central tower and to each other and supporting the water tank which is of larger diameter than the tower. The central tower has plinth, double board door on north side, and on north-east, south-east,south-west and north-west sides 5 tiers of rectangular windows, mostly iron-framed with fixed 6-pane lights. The concentric pillars are square on plan with plinths and cornices, the braces triangular ended, the uppermost panels between the pillars are round-arched and from the spandrels extend brackets supporting cornice at base of tank. Tank has recessed rectangular panels, plain cornice and balustrade.

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