Record Details

NHER Number:44281
Type of record:Building
Name:Water tower at Kilverstone Hall


An octagonal water tower designed by Boardman in about 1905. The tower is built of flint with decorative brickwork and has a timber tank storey.

Images - none


Grid Reference:TL 89136 84163
Map Sheet:TL88SE

Full description

Water Tower about 1905 by Boardman. Flint with decorative brickwork, timber tank storey and copper broach spire. Octagonal plan. Round headed windows to first floor with gauged brick surrounds enclosing recessed timber casements. Squared brick diaper work to body of tower with small pedimented windows to alternate facets. Timber bartizan extends through and below tank storey. Braced canted balconies appear on alternate facets under projecting broach of roof.
A. Cattermole (NLA), 11 April 2006.

Monument Types

  • WATER TOWER (Early 20th Century to 21st Century - 1905 AD to 2100 AD)

Associated Finds - none

Protected Status

  • Listed Building

Sources and further reading

---Designation: English Heritage. National Heritage List for England.
---Monograph: Pevsner, N and Wilson, W. 1999. Norfolk 2: North-West and South. The Buildings of England. 2nd Edition. p 457.
---Article in Serial: Country Life. 1991. Flights of fancy IN Country Life. 4 April.

Related records

5951Part of: Kilverstone Hall (Building)

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